Derwin Mak

Science Fiction Writer and Military Historian


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Two-Time Aurora Award Winner

Author of "Transubstantiation", winner of Canada's national science fiction award, the 2006 Prix Aurora Award for Best Short-Form Work in English.

Co-editor of The Dragon and the Stars, winner of the 2011 Aurora Award for Best Related Work in English.

Recipient of the Outstanding Asian Canadian Award "Honouring the Pioneers" from the Canadian Multiculturalism Council - Asians in Ontario, 2019.

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BOOK LAUNCH: Mecha-Jesus and Other Stories, a collection of my short stories, will have its book launch at the Lillian H. Smith Branch of the Toronto Public Library, 239 College Street, Toronto, on Thursday, February 29, 2024 (Leap Day). Liana Kerzner from the TV series Ed and Red's Night Party will interview me, and there will be cake and refreshments. Free admission! Event info:

Mecha-Jesus and Other Stories Book Launch, February 29, 2024

Upcoming Appearances:

Mecha-Jesus and Other Stories Book Launch, February 29, 2024


        Siren Stone series

Dragon and the Stars cover    

      Where the Stars Rise cover

Mecha-Jesus and Other Stories cover


Derwin Mak wearing moose jacket

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E-mail: dmak0525 (at) rogers (dot) com

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