Greg Hollingshead is one of Canada’s pre-eminent writers. His story collection The Roaring Girl won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, his novel The Healer won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, and his novel Bedlam was a Globe and Mail 100 Best Books of the Year and a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. This fall, House of Anansi releases his latest story collection, Act Normal. In 2007 he received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Gold Medal for Excellence in the Arts and in 2012 was appointed to the Order of Canada. He lives in Toronto.