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Alan Cumyn

Canada (b.1960)

Alan Cumyn is a Canadian novelist who lives in Ottawa, Ontario. Alan Cumyn studied at Royal Roads Military College in 1983, student # 14008 and Queen's University before earning an M.A. in Creative Writing and English Literature at the University of Windsor. He has lived across Canada and in China and Indonesia, and worked variously as a geologist's assistant, group home manager, tai chi instructor, English teacher, program officer in international development, human rights researcher and freelance writer. Cumyn's fiction focuses on personal and political relations, often in a cross-cultural context.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction