Tamas Dobozy is a professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has published three books of short fiction, When X Equals Marylou, Last Notes and Other Stories and, most recently, Siege 13: Stories, which won the 2012 Rogers Writers Trust of Canada Fiction Prize, and was shortlisted for both the Governor General's Award: Fiction and the 2013 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. He has published over fifty short stories in journals such as One Story, Fiction, Agni and Granta, and won an O. Henry Prize in 2011. His scholarly work—on music, utopianism, American literature, the short story and post-structuralism—have appeared in journals such as Canadian Literature, Genre, The Canadian Review of American Studies, Mosaic and Modern Fiction Studies, among others. He has also published numerous chapters in peer-reviewed anthologies published by Routledge, University of Nebraska Press, University of South Carolina Press and Wilfrid Laurier University Press, among others.