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Eric Choi

Eric Choi is an aerospace engineer and a science fiction writer and editor living in Toronto, ON. Choi was born in Hong Kong. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from York University in Toronto. Choi’s short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies.
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Anthology (Short story)


PS8235 .A8 A46 2015

Choi, Eric. “Túshūguăn.” In AlliterAsian: Twenty Years of Ricepaper Magazine, edited by Julia Lin, Allan Cho, and Jim Wong-Chu. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015, 229-[242].

First published in Ricepaper 19, no. 8 (2014)

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Carbide Tipped Pens

Edited by Ben Bova and Eric Choi.
New York: Tor Books, 2014.

Choi, Eric. “She Just Looks that Way.” p. 256-281.

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The Dragon and the Stars

Edited by Derwin Mak and Eric Choi.
New York: DAW Books, 2010.

Choi, Eric. “The Son of Heaven.” p. 205-227.

Synopsis of the Anthology (by Derwin Mak)

The Dragon and the Stars is the first collection of science fiction and fantasy stories written by ethnic Chinese living outside of China. It features new fiction from Chinese writers in Canada, the United States, the Philippines, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Awards and Honours

2011 Prix Aurora Award — Best Related work in English (Winner)


Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing

Toronto: ChiZine Publications, 2016.

Choi, Eric. “Tushuguan.” Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, eds. Sandra Kasturi and Jerome Stueart. Toronto: ChiZine Publications, 2016.


Eric Choi personal website

Publisher Arsenal Pulp Press

Publisher DAW Books

Publisher Tor / Forge