Greg Bechtel’s debut story collection, Boundary Problems, won the Alberta Book of the Year Award for trade fiction and was a finalist for the ReLit Award, the William L. Crawford Fantasy Award, and the City of Edmonton Robert Kroetsch Book Prize. His occasionally prize-winning stories and essays have also appeared in a several magazines and anthologies, including Edify, Avenue Edmonton, The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, and the Tesseracts anthologies of Canadian speculative fiction.

Greg has served as Writer in Residence for the Canadian Authors Association (Alberta Branch) and the Berton House Writers’ Retreat (Dawson City, Yukon) and has facilitated numerous workshops on speculative fiction, general fiction, and creative nonfiction writing. Since 2011, he has also taught Creative Writing, Writing Studies, and English Literature as a part-time instructor at the University of Alberta, where he completed his PhD on Canadian syncretic fantasy.

Feel free to contact him at greg(at)gregbechtel(dot)ca for interviews, booking information, and anything else you may need, and thanks for dropping by!


Photo Credits: Photos 1 and 2 by Julien St Pierre; Photo 3 by Amanda Allen