HUTZULAK, Clint




He was born in Cumberland, Ontario and lived for a brief time in Bogotá, Colombia before moving to Calgary, Alberta with his family. He moved to Victoria in 1985 and there co-published Mental Radio, a sporadical magazine of writing and art. With Artdog Press, Clint was a founding member of the Small Press Action Network. He is also co-founder and artistic director of the Tic.Toc International Festival of New Performance. He has a BA Honours in English and Creative Writing from the University of Victoria.

CITY/TOWN: Victoria, BC

DATE OF BIRTH: March 12, 1967

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1985

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Graphic designer

AWARDS: Finalist, 2002 Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award; Finalist, 2001 ReLit Award for Fiction

BIBLIOGRAPHY: The Beautiful Dead End (Anvil Press, 2002)

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: His fiction has been published in the anthologies, Red Stains and Dust, both from Creation Books of England, and in various Canadian magazines. Several of his short theatre pieces have been produced in Victoria. His first novel, The Beautiful Dead End, has been shortlisted for the 2002 Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award, was named a Best of 2002 by the editors of Amazon.ca, and has been optioned for film.

[Photo By Vince Klassen]

[BCBW 2003]

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Clint Hutzulak’s debut novel, The Beautiful Dead End, also from Anvil, was shortlisted for the 2002 Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award.

[SUMMER 2003 BCBW]


The Beautiful Dead End (Anvil)
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Clint Hutzulak’s novel The Beautiful Dead End (Anvil)—set in an auto-wreck landscape—is like a collaboration between William S. Burroughs and David Lynch.

[BCBW WINTER 2001]