Jeff Stautz

Vancouver-based fiction writer

Jeff is a fiction writer by night, Software Development Manager at Hootsuite by day. He's also a former Fiction Editor of PRISM international.

His work has appeared most recently in Event, and has been previously published in the Vancouver Review and the Machine of Death anthology.

His story "Asymptote" won a National Magazine Award in fiction in 2010, and his story "Third Shift" won Event's 2017 Non-Fiction Contest.

His play "Blood Ties" was workshopped and performed in March 2003 at the Seaver Theatre in Claremont, California, and was selected as a winner of the "Shorts!" One-Act Play Competition.

He is the previous recipient of a Joseph Armand Bombardier SSHRC scholarship, a BC Arts Council Scholarship in Creative Writing, a Fishtrap Fellowship, and a writer's residency at the Montana Artists' Refuge.

Publications and Awards

  • Event, "Third Shift" (Winter 2017)
  • Winner, Event Magazine's Nonfiction Contest (2017)
  • "Asymptote" winner of Gold National Magazine Award for Fiction (2010)
  • Machine of Death anthology, "Loss of Blood" (October 2010)
  • Vancouver Review, "Significant Other" (Fall 2010)
  • Event, "Asymptote" (Fall 2010)
  • Awarded Joseph Armand Bombardier SSHRC scholarship (May 2010)
  • Awarded BC Arts Council Fellowship (Sept 2009)
  • The First Line, "Transgressions" (Spring 2007)
  • The First Line, "The Split Up" (Winter 2006)
  • Fishtrap Writing Fellowship (July 2005)
  • Writer-in-residence at Montana Artists Refuge (June 2005)
  • "Blood Ties" winner of "Shorts!" One-Act Play Competition (Feb 2003)