About the Author

000245736Darren Greer is the author of three novels and a book of essays. His novel Still Life With June was the winner of the 2004 Relit Award in Canada, a top three finalist for the Ferro-Grumley award in Manhattan, and was nominated for the Pearson Canada Readers’ Choice Award. Terry Rigelhof in Books in Canada called him “one of the most joyously alive, vibrant  . . . writers in the country.” Still Life with June and Strange Ghosts were also listed in Mr. Rigelhof’s book Hooked on Books: The Good, the Better and the Best Canadian Novels since 1984. His newest novel, Just Beneath My Skin, was released from Cormorant Books in April 2014. It was nominated for the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award and won the 2015 Thomas H Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. His poetry, journalism and short fiction has been published in The Gay and Lesbian Harvard Review, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Bywards Magazine, The Found Poetry Review, The Ottawa Citizen, Found Press, and Maclean’s Magazine. His fourth novel, Advocate, is forthcoming from Cormorant Books in May of 2016. You can contact him directly at darren.greer3@gmail.com

4 thoughts on “About the Author

  1. Great to be following your success Darren. – you may or may not remember me from our time together in Liverpool in The Importance of Being Earnest. Enjoy your writing. Cheers Susan.

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