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Hollingshead Greg

Greg Hollingshead is the Governor Generals’ Award-winning author of The Healer, which won the 1998 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, and The Roaring Girl was the winner of the 1995 Governor General’s Award for Fiction. His work, which includes two other short story collections, has also been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award. He was recently named recipient for the 2007 Alberta Lieutenant Governor General Arts Award of Alberta. Greg divides his time between Edmonton, where he is Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta; Banff, Alberta, where he directs the writing programs at the Banff Centre; and Algonquin Park in Ontario, where he writes and spends time with friends.

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Greg’s Books:



HarperCollins, Canada, in Fall 2004

Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press, U.S., Fall 2006

National Bestseller

Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize

Shortlisted for the City of Edmonton Book Prize

Shortlisted for the Grant MacEwan Award

Shortlisted for the Georges Bugnet Award for the Novel

Longlisted for the International Impac Literary Award

The Roaring Girl

Hollingshead_The Roaring Girl

G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1995

Winner of the Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Fiction 1996

Winner of the Governor-General’s Award for Fiction 1995