2012 Rogers Writers' Trust of Canada Fiction Prize
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Tamas Dobozy has published more than fifty works of short fiction in journals such as Granta, Agni, Fiction, One Story, and Alaska Quarterly Review. In 2011, he was awarded a PEN/O. Henry Prize for "The Resotration of the Villa Where Tíbor Kálmán Once Lived," a story included in Siege 13. He was also awarded the inaugural Fulbright Research Chair in Creative Writing at New York University in 2009. Dobozy lives in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
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• In this interview, Dobozy talks about gallows humor, inside-out epiphanies, and conveying collective trauma through narrative.
“My stories zero in on an instant while the larger currents of causality are left forever in question. That seems to me a good way of tackling trauma, which somehow always seems so specific and at the same time so unfathomable.”