Now recognized by both reviewers and readers as one of Canada’s prose masters, Timothy Taylor holds an economics degree at the University of Alberta and an MBA at the Queen’s School of Business. He worked four years in commercial banking before devoting himself to his writing. Recipient of a Journey Prize, he is the only writer writer to ever have three stories published in a single edition of the Journey Prize Anthology, as he did in the fall of 2000. His short fiction has been anthologized in such publications as Best Canadian Stories, Coming Attractions, and Islands West. Taylor's journalistic writing has won three National Magazine Awards, among numerous other prizes. His debut novel, Stanley Park, was a finalist for the Giller Prize, Canada's top award in fiction.
The Blue Light Project (Knopf Canada, March 2011 and Soft Skull, April 2011); Story House (Knopf Canada, April 2006 and Vintage Canada, February 2007); Silent Cruise (Vintage Canada, 2002); Stanley Park (Knopf Canada, April 2001 and Vintage Canada, December 2002)