Kitchener’s Tamas Dobozy won the $25,000 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Wednesday night at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto.
Dobozy’s book, Seige 13, is a series of linked short stories about the seige of Budapest, one of the longest battles of the Second World War.
The Writers’ Trust fiction prize presents six awards worth $100,000 annually. Seige 13 is also nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction.
Dobozy is an associate professor in the department of English and film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.