George Elliott (Canadian writer)
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.
Short story collections
- The Kissing Man. Toronto: New Canadian Library. 1962. ISBN 0-7710-3465-2.
- The Bittersweet Man. Guelph: Red Kite Press. 1994. ISBN 0-920493-10-6.
- Crazy Water Boys. Guelph: Red Kite Press. 1995. ISBN 0-920493-14-9.
- Sand gardens on First Beach. Guelph: Red Kite Press. 2010. ISBN 0-920493-18-1.
- God's Big Acre: Life in 401 Country (with photography by John Reeves). Toronto: Methuen. 1986. ISBN 0-45880400-2.
- "Hutchison's Lock". The New Quarterly. V (4). 1986.
W. H. New, ed. Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002: 331-32.
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