Douglas Smith is an award-winning Canadian author whose work has appeared in twenty-five languages and over thirty countries. His fiction includes the urban fantasy novel, The Wolf at the End of the World, and the collections Chimerascope, Impossibilia, and La Danse des Esprits. His non-fiction guide for writers, Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction, is a must read for any short story writer.
Doug is a three-time winner of Canada’s Aurora Award, and has been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, CBC’s Bookies Award, Canada’s juried Sunburst Award, and France’s juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane. A short film based on Doug’s story “By Her Hand, She Draws You Down” won several awards at film festivals around the world.
“Doug Smith is, quite simply, the finest short-story writer Canada has ever produced in the science fiction and fantasy genres… His stories are a treasure trove of riches that will touch your heart while making you think.” –Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author
“A great storyteller with a gifted and individual voice.” –Charles de Lint, award-winning fantasy author
“One of Canada’s most original writers of speculative fiction.” –Library Journal