Program dates: April 29, 2013 - June 1, 2013
Application deadline: Extended to December 3, 2012
Please note: Application deadline extended for poetry only.
Greg Hollingshead has published three novels and three 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. Hollingshead’s work has been published in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and China. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Alberta and director of the Writing Studio program at The Banff Centre. In 2007 he received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Gold Medal for Excellence in the Arts, and in 2012 he was awarded the order of Canada. He lives with his wife Rosa Spricer in Edmonton. In 2011-12 he served as Chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada.
Above photo: Courtesy The Banff Centre.
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