Tyler Keevil's Writing Room

'Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.' - Alice Munro

Tyler Keevil is an award-winning writer from Vancouver, Canada.  He is the author of three novels - Fireball, The Drive, and No Good Brother - and the short story collection, Burrard Inlet.

Short Stories & Creative Non-Fiction

Tyler's short works of fiction and creative non-fiction have appeared in a wide range of magazines and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic. These include New Welsh Review, Brace by Comma Press, and Planet: The Welsh Internationalist (Britain); Prairie Fire and PRISM: International (Canada); and The Missouri Review (America).

He has received numerous awards for his short works, including The Missouri Review's Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's prize for his piece of creative non-fiction, 'Swarf', and the Writers' Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize for his story, 'Sealskin', which appeared in Journey Prize Stories 26 and features in his short story collection, Burrard Inlet.

He also writes genre fiction and speculative literature, and has been published in magazines such as Black Static, Interzone, Leading Edge, and On Spec.  One of his  stories, 'Fearful Symmetry', was selected for inclusion in Salt's Best British Fantasy anthology, and another, 'Blinders', appears in Newcon's Best British Science Fiction anthology.  His short story 'The Herd' has been optioned for feature film adaptation by director Jeremy Ball, and the pair have received Ffilm Cymru funding to develop the screenplay.

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