Tamas Dobozy is a Canadian writer and current teacher at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Tamas Dobozy has published three short story collections: When X Equals Marylou(Arsenal Pulp, 2002), which was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Award; Last Notes: Stories, (HarperCollins, 2005); and most recently, Siege 13 (Thomas Allen, 2012), which won the 2012 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. He is an associate professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.
Dobozy was born in the city of Nanaimo, located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Between the ages of 3 and 18 he lived in Powell River, British Columbia, and subsequently in Victoria, Montreal, Budapest, Vancouver, Toronto, and St. John's. He received his BA/BFA in English/Creative Writing from The University of Victoria, his MA in English from Concordia University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of British Columbia. He currently has the following credentials: Professor; Associate Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.