About

Robert Boyczuk lives in Toronto. In former lives he was a technical writer for IBM and then a Professor at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he taught programming, IT security and the occasional English course. He’s attended far too many workshops and courses in creative writing, including the Humber School for Writers, Second City workshops in script writing, and the Clarion West Workshop. He’s published four books, as well as several short stories in various print and online magazines and anthologies. Often, he’s irritable for no apparent reason.

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Grants and Awards

  • 1994 Toronto Arts Council Grant
  • 1994 Honorable Mention, “Falling”, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 1993
  • 1995 Canada Council Explorations Grant
  • 1995 First Prize, Prairie Fire, Speculative Fiction Writing Contest, “Assassination and the New World Order”
  • 1996 Honorable Mention, “Assassination and the New World Order”, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 1995
  • 1998 Toronto Arts Council Grant
  • 2000 Toronto Arts Council Grant
  • 2001 Honorable Mention, “Tabula Rasa”, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 2000
  • 2003 Honorable Mention, “Gaytown”, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 2002
  • 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, Writer’s Reserve, Ontario Ats Council