26 August 1969 |
Nanaimo, British Columbia
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.
Awards and honors
- 1995 sub-Terrain Short Fiction Contest Winner for "Like A Salmon Getting Me Down"
- 2003 Danuta Gleed Award shortlist for When X Equals Marylou
- 2011 O Henry Award for "The Restoration of the Villa Where Tíbor Kálmán Once Lived"
- 2012 Camera Obscura Editors' Award for Outstanding Fiction for "The Selected Mugshots of Famous Hungarian Assassins"
- 2012 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize winner for Siege 13
- 2012 Governor General's Awards shortlist for Siege 13
- 2013 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award shortlist for Siege 13
- 2014 National Magazine Awards, Gold Medal for Fiction for "Krasnagorsk-2" published in The New Quarterly
- When X Equals Marylou (Arsenal Pulp, 2002)
- Last Notes and Other Stories (HarperCollins Canada/Arcade, 2005)
- Siege 13: Stories (Thomas Allen/Milkweed, 2012)
- Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Page
- Harper Collins Authors - Tamas Dobozy
- Alison Flood (31 May 2013). "Frank O'Connor short story award pits UK authors against international stars". The Guardian. Retrieved June 16, 2014.