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Timothy Taylor


Born
in Venezuela
January 01, 1963

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Timothy Taylor is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. Born in Venezuela, he was raised in West Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta. Taylor attended the University of Alberta and Queen's University, and lived for some years in Toronto, Ontario. In 1987 he returned to British Columbia. Taylor currently resides in Vancouver.

Taylor's short story "Doves of Townsend" won the Journey Prize in 2000. He had two other stories on the competition's final shortlist that year, and is to date the only writer ever to have three short stories compete for the prize in the same year. He subsequently served as a judge for the 2003 award.

His debut novel, Stanley Park, nominated for the Giller Prize and chosen to be the 2004 One Book, One V
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Average rating: 3.46 · 3,226 ratings · 322 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
Stanley Park

3.57 avg rating — 2,132 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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The Blue Light Project

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The Rule of Stephens

3.24 avg rating — 186 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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Story House

3.10 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Silent Cruise

3.53 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Foodville: Biting Dispatche...

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The Cranky Connoisseur

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Best Canadian Stories

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More books by Timothy Taylor…
“Natural for you, perfectly natural,” the Professor whispered. “Natural to refuse the key that is given. To be blind in the darkness of knowing. To be filled with a dark light that we must shine on the people around us. A light that makes us weep and pull down our own houses.”
Timothy Taylor, Stanley Park

“Not unlike personal perspectives," Siwash said, "we rarely understand map projections that are not our own.”
Timothy Taylor, Stanley Park

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