J. Timothy Hunt


Toronto journalist J. Timothy Hunt is a regular contributor to many of Canada’s most prominent magazines. He is the recipient of four National Magazine awards and two prestigious Canada Council Creative Writing Grants.

During his 16 years as a resident of New York City, he became known as a playwright and author of science fiction short stories. His plays Angel Fire and The Lunatic were presented Off-Off Broadway. His short fiction can be found in the anthologies Lovers and Other Monsters and Don't Open This Book, both published by Doubleday. He has been writer in residence three times at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, and was the founder of The Writers’ Workout creative writing studio in New York. He received a B.A.A. in Journalism from Toronto’s Ryerson University in 1999.

Hunt has written for many publications in Canada, including National Post Business, Toronto Life, Elm Street, Reader's Digest, and Saturday Night. A feature article in Saturday Night in June 2000 about Owens Wiwa, brother of controversially-executed Nigerian environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was expanded in 2005 into a book about the ordeal, The Politics of Bones.

Hunt was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He became a Canadian citizen in 2004, and resides in Toronto, Canada, with his husband and twin sons.

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