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Derwin Mak

Toronto, Ontario
Science fiction writer, cosplayer, philatelist (stamp collector).
Winner of two Aurora Awards (Canadian science fiction award) for the short story "Transubstantiation" and for co-editing the anthology The Dragon and the Stars with Eric Choi. Also received an Alberta Book Publishing Award for co-editing the anthology Where the Stars Rise with Lucas Law. First masquerade director of Anime North, Toronto. Winner of the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors' Gold Award of Honor for the thematic exhibit "Doctor Who - a History in Stamps". First person to capture a Pokemon inside the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Toronto.