George K. Ilsley

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George K. Ilsley was born in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1958.[1] He is the author of a collection of short stories, Random Acts of Hatred, which focuses on the lives of gay and bisexual men from childhood to early adulthood[2] and a novel, ManBug.[3]

Ilsley was awarded an Honour of Distinction citation by the Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Grant in 2010.[4] ManBug was also a shortlisted finalist for the ReLit Award for Fiction in 2007.


  1. ^ Author Bank, profile of George K. Ilsley
  2. ^ Basilières, Michel. "Random Acts of Hatred (book review)". Quill & Quire. Retrieved 2008-02-14. 
  3. ^ "Insects and love's complexities", Xtra! West, March 30, 2006.
  4. ^ "Nancy Jo Cullen wins Dayne Ogilvie Grant". National Post, May 19, 2010.