Tremblay, Paul G.

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Tremblay, Paul G.

PERSONAL: Son of Paul N. Tremblay; married; children: one son. Education: Holds B.S. and M.S.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Prime Books, P.O. Box 301, Holicong, PA 18928.

CAREER: Works variously as a private school mathematics teacher and basketball coach, and editor of Chizine.

AWARDS, HONORS: Chiaroscuro/Leisure short-story contest, 2002


Compositions for the Young and Old (stories), Wild-side Press (Holicong, PA), 2005.

Contributor of short fiction to, Punktown: Third Eye, and Brainbox II.

SIDELIGHTS: Paul G. Tremblay earned both a bachelor's and a master's degree in mathematics, and puts them to use as a math teacher for a private school where he also coaches basketball. Tremblay also has a passion for writing. He has contributed short fiction to such publications as, Punktown: Third Eye, and Brainbox II, and in 2002, he won the Chiaroscuro/ Leisure short-story contest. In addition to teaching and writing, he serves as editor for Chizine. Tremblay's first book, Compositions for the Young and Old, is a collection of his short stories, ranging from horror to science fiction to psychological analyses. One story, 'Cold,' describes how a gay man slowly devours his lover, and in so doing, becomes renewed himself; another, 'With More Than Eyes,' follows a woman as she slides into madness following the birth of her child. A contributor for Publishers Weekly called the volume a 'disturbing debut story collection.' A reviewer at Craig's Book remarked: 'Some of the stories are better than others, of course, but one must admire his ability to get into the minds of characters and present their stories believably.' He concluded: 'Careful reading reveals that Tremblay has a literary style above and beyond the usual spoon-feeder prose.' contributor Georges T. Dodds wrote: 'What strikes one with Paul G. Trem-blay's writing is that he understands and ably portrays the emotional baggage of people, be they good or bad, happy or sad, vengeful or repentant.'



Publishers Weekly, October 31, 2005, review of Compositions for the Young and Old, p. 37.


Craig's Book Club, (April 25, 2006), review of Compositions for the Young and Old.

SF Site, (April 25, 2006), Georges T. Dodds, review of Compositions for the Young and Old.