George Elliott (Canadian writer)

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George Matthew Elliott (4 July 1923 - 18 May 1996) was a Canadian short story writer.

Biography[edit]

Born in London, Ontario, Elliott attended the University of Toronto, where he was an editor for the student newspaper, The Varsity. He later became editor of the Strathroy Age-Dispatch, in Strathroy, Ontario, and was that community's correspondent for the London Free Press. He later became a reporter and editor with the Timmins Daily Press. He was Vice-President (Creative) of Maclaren Advertising in Toronto. He served as Minister-Counsellor for Public Affairs at the Embassy of Canada in Washington D.C. from 1976 to 1980. He retired to St. Jean Ile d'Orleans, Quebec.

Bibliography[edit]

Short story collections[edit]


Travel/Photography[edit]

  • God's Big Acre: Life in 401 Country (with photography by John Reeves). Toronto: Methuen. 1986. ISBN 0-45880400-2. 


Stories[edit]

See also[edit]

Southern Ontario Gothic

References[edit]

W. H. New, ed. Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002: 331-32.