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Greg Hollingshead

Gregory "Greg" Hollingshead, CM (born 25 Feb 1947 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist.[1] He was formerly a professor of English at the University of Alberta, and lives in Edmonton, Alberta.[2]

He is a graduate of the University of Toronto Schools and the University of Toronto.

His 1995 short story collection The Roaring Girl won the Governor General's Award for English language fiction at the 1995 Governor General's Awards,[2] and his 1998 novel The Healer won the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize.[2] He was named a Member of the Order of Canada in 2012.[2]


  • Famous Players – 1982
  • White Buick - 1992
  • Spin Dry - 1992
  • The Roaring Girl - 1995
  • The Healer - 1998
  • Bedlam - 2004
  • Act Normal – 2015


  1. ^ New, W. H., Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. University of Toronto Press, 2002. ISBN 0802007619. Entry "Greg Hollingshead", p. 507.
  2. ^ a b c d "All in good order for Greg Hollingshead". Edmonton Journal, July 4, 2012.
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