Hayden Trenholm is a produced playwright with numerous productions through the 80s and 90s. His first novel, A Circle of Birds, published by Anvil Press in 1992, won the Three-Day Novel Writing contest. He has published more than 20 short stories. In 2008, he won the Canadian Science Fiction Aurora Award, “Like Water in the Desert.” He won a second Aurora in 2011 for his short story, “The Burden of Fire.”
His first SF novel, Defining Diana, (Bundoran Press 2008) and sequel, Steel Whispers, (2009) were nominated for Aurora Awards. Stealing Home, (2009) received an Aurora and a Sunburst Award nomination. In 2011, he edited a collection of short stories called Blood and Water. In December 2012 he bought Bundoran Press Publishing House and became its managing editor.