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Paul Wilson has extensive experience as a magazine editor, radio producer, drama and fiction translator, journalist, and freelance writer. He was senior editor of Saturday Night magazine from 1998 – 2002; he helped establish The Walrus, serving as its editor-in-chief until his resignation in 2004. He has written for Books in Canada, The Idler Magazine, CBC radio, and the National Post, where he also edited the Review section. He contributes a regular column to Our Homes magazine. He is currently writing a memoir about his ten years in communist Czechoslovakia.
- The New York Review of Books
- The New Yorker
- Saturday Night
- The National Post
- The Globe and Mail
- Toronto Star
- Literary Review of Canada
- Toronto Life
- Mountain Life
- Our Homes
Over two dozen books by Czech novelists, playwrights and essayists, his most recent being To The Castle and Back, and a play, Leaving, by Vaclav Havel.
- Prague: A Traveler’s Literary Companion
- Open Letters: A collection of essays by Vaclav Havel
- Fifty-Seven Hours: A Survivors Account of the Moscow Hostage Drama (Penguin, 2003 - co-author)
- The Alpine Story: a commissioned history of a private ski club (out in late 2010)
Currently writing a memoir of ten years behind the Iron Curtain.
With another writer, compiling and editing a collection of essays on the art of acting and writing for the theatre, by Vaclav Havel.
Wilson’s translation of The Engineer of Human Souls, by Josef Skvorecky, won the Governor General’s Prize for Fiction in 1984« back