Tamas Dobozy

PJT-TamasDobozy-4 .jpgTamas Dobozy is a Canadian writer of Hungarian descent. He has published over fifty short stories in periodicals such as “Agni,” “One Story,” “Fiction,” and “Granta,” as well as winning an O Henry Prize in 2011 for “The Restoration of the Villa Where Tibor Kalman Once Lived.” He has published three books of stories, “When X Equals Marylou,” “Last Notes and Other Stories,” and “Siege 13: Stories,” the last of which won the 2012 Rogers Writers’ Trust of Canada Fiction Prize, and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards: Fiction. He lives in Kitchener, Ontario, and teaches in the Department of English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. His work frequently deals with the First and Second World Wars and the Cold War, issues of immigration (particularly with Hungarians), the disjunction between North American and European “versions” of history, and the ethics and intricacies of writing, music, and art.