Congratulations to Tamas Dobozy, Winner of the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction

Congratulations to Tamas Dobozy, who won the Rogers Writers’ Trust for Fiction Prize this week for his short story collection Siege 13 (Thomas Allen Publishers). The prize is worth $25,000.

Siege 13 iscollection of interconnected short stories about the Second World War siege of Budapest and its survivors. Tamas Dobozy is also the author of Last Notes: Stories (HarperCollins, 2005) and When X Equals Marylou: Stories (Arsenal Pulp, 2002).

On a more personal note, Tamas Dobozy was a professor of mine while I studied for my MA at Wilfrid Laurier University. On behalf of WLU alumni and current students and faculty, I would like to extend my hearty congratulations to Professor Tamas Dobozy.

Professor Dobozy, teaches English Literature and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. When he is not teaching, reading, or researching, he is writing short stories. He lives in Kitchener, Ontario, with his wife and four children.

For more information, click here to watch a CBC interview with Tamas Dobozy.

Click here to find out more about Siege 13.

Click here to watch Brian Bethune interview Tamas Dobozy before this week’s win.