Joseph Kertes Is a writer who escaped the hungarian revolution with his family. He was born in 1951. When he and his family had escaped Hungry they went to Canada. When Joseph was in Canada he studied english at York University and also the University of Toronto. when at the university of Toronto Joseph was encouraged by Irving Layton and Marshal McLuhan to pursue his writing. Joseph also founded the Humber College's creative writing programs and comedy programs. As of today Joseph Kertes is the Dean of Creative and Performing Arts, at Humber College and has also received many awards for teaching and innovation.
Jospeph Kertes has written many novel. His first novel was called Winter Tulips, This novel in 1989 won the Stephen Leacock Memorial