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Douglas Diaczuk

Doug Diaczuk is an author, journalist, and photographer living in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He has a master’s degree in English Literature from Lakehead University. His work has been published in Geist, Quill and Quire, and Subterrain. In 2015, Doug won the 38thannual 3-Day Novel Contest for his novel Chalk, which was published in 2016 by Anvil Press. Chalk went on to win the 2016 Northern Lit Award. In 2019, Doug won the 3-Day Novel Contest for a second time and his novel, Just Like a Real Person was published by Anvil Press in 2021. Doug’s short story, Frogs Don’t Swim, was also included in the Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop short story collection, Twenty Years on Snowshoes.

Thunder Bay


Chalk. 2016, Anvil Press
Just Like a Real Person. 2021, Anvil Press


Northern Lit Award for Chalk, 2016
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