Jonathan Crowe

Writer in Shawville, Québec, Canada

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Jonathan Crowe blogs about maps at The Map Room and reviews books for AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review. His essays have appeared in The New York Review of Science Fiction and the Ottawa Citizen. His fanzine, Ecdysis, was a two-time finalist for the Aurora Award.

His other web projects include DFL, a blog about last-place finishes at the Olympics that made him world famous for 15 minutes in 2004; and Gartersnake.info, a website for garter snake keepers.

Jonathan has been interviewed or profiled by Agence France-Presse, the BBC World Service, the, CBC Newsworld, CTV Newsnet,, the, the, the, Reuters, RTÉ,, theand the, among others. He has also appeared as a panelist and presenter at science fiction conventions like Can-Con, Readercon and SFContario.

A former political operative, history graduate student, civil servant, small-town newspaper reporter and snake breeder, Jonathan lives in Shawville, Quebec, with his wife, Jennifer Seely, their three cats, and an uncomfortable number of snakes.

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  • Education
    • University of Waterloo
    • University of Winnipeg