Tamas Dobozy was born in Nanaimo, BC. After receiving his Ph.D. in English from the University of British Columbia, he taught at Memorial University. His work has been published in journals throughout North America, and in 1995 he won the annual subTerrain short fiction contest. When X Equals Marylou, his first collection of short fiction, was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Award. Siege 13 was a finalist for the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, and winner of the 2012 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Tamas Dobozy now teaches in the Department of English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario.