About Calvin D. Jim

Two-time Prix-Aurora Award nominated finalist, Calvin D. Jim is a Calgary lawyer-turned-author whose Asian-inspired stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and publications. His works have appeared in Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy, three of the Enigma Front anthologies, Tomorrow: Apocalyptic Short Stories, Rigor Amortis and Crossed Genres Quarterly.

Calvin is a board member of the Imaginative Fiction Writer’s Association, a board member of the When Words Collide Society, and he contributes to the When Words Collide festival every year. He was a Prix Aurora Award finalist for Rose’s Arm which also received an Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois’s latest The Year’s Best Science Fiction (35th Annual Collection). He was also a Prix Aurora Award finalist for his co-editing work for Shanghai Steam, the steampunk-wuxia anthology. He has acted as Assistant Editor and publisher of In Places Between, the Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Story Contest book, for several years. He has appeared as a panelist at World Fantasy Convention in Calgary and at the When Words Collide Writers and Readers Festival in Calgary.

A self-proclaimed geek, he managed to wrangle his wife and two sons into board games and Shotokan Karate (not necessarily in that order, and not without injury).

Awards

Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Story Contest, 2006, 3rd place, “Hell Money.” In Places Between, summer, 2006.

Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Story Contest, 2007, winner, “Happy Valley.” In Places Between, summer, 2007.

Prix Aurora Award, 2013, Finalist, “Shanghai Steam,” Absolute XPress, an imprint of Hades Publications, November, 2012.

Prix Aurora Award, 2018, Finalist, “Rose’s Arm,Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy, Laksa Media, August, 2017.