Leslie Greentree

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Leslie Greentree is a Canadian poet.

Born in Grande Prairie, Alberta, she was educated at the University of Lethbridge, from which she received Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees.

Greentree's first book of poetry, guys named Bill (2002) was followed a year later by go-go dancing for Elvis. In 2004, she won the CBC Poetry Face-off for Calgary, and competed in the National Face-off. go-go dancing for Elvis was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2004. In spring 2006, Greentree published her first volume of short stories, entitled A Minor Planet for You. It won the Howard O’Hagan award for best book of short fiction in 2007.

Oral Fixations, Greentree's first play, co-written with Blaine Newton, received its world premiere in October 2014. It was produced by Ignition Theatre in Red Deer, AB.

Greentree resides in Red Deer, Alberta. She works for the Red Deer detachment of the RCMP and does freelance writing.

Bibliography[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Short stories[edit]

  • A Minor Planet for You. 2006

Plays[edit]

  • Oral Fixations. 2014. [unpublished]

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