Timothy Taylor is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. Born in Venezuela, he was raised in West Vancouver, BC and Edmonton. Taylor attended the University of Alberta and Queen's University and lived for some years in Toronto. His short story, "Doves of Townsend" won The Journey Prize in 2000 and he is the first and only writer to have three stories selected for a single Journey Prize Stories anthology. He subsequently served as a judge for the 2003 award. His debut novel, Stanley Park, was nominated for the Giller Prize and chosen for the 2004 One Book, One Vancouver, and was followed by Silent Cruise, a collection of eight stories and one novella. He currently resides in Vancouver.