Greg Hollingshead has published three novels and four story collections. In 1995 his third story collection, The Roaring Girl, won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. In 1998 his novel The Healer won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize. His 2004 novel Bedlam was longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was a Globe and Mail 100 Best Books of the Year and a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice for 2006. Gregs work has been published in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, and China. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Alberta and director of the Writing Studio at The Banff Centre. In 2007 he received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Gold Medal for Excellence in the Arts. In 2011-12 he served as Chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada and in 2012 was awarded the Order of Canada. Greg lives in Toronto with his wife Rosa Spricer.