Greg Kearney is the author of two story collections, Mommy Daddy Baby, and Pretty, which won the 2012 ReLit award for short fiction. His 2013 novel, The Desperates, was a finalist for both the Lambda and ReLit awards for full-length fiction. He has lived throughout Canada and currently resides on the on the unceded territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples.

His new novel, Goodbye, Ugly, tracks the efforts of an aging fashionista and makeover expert, Maynard Keener, to become a substantial person. After decades of haughtily telling unhappy women what kind of purse will make it all better, Maynard slowly understands his role in keeping people mired in self-loathing. On the brink of old age, Maynard wants to be truly good, if only to win back his estranged husband, a high-minded, bisexual drifter with whom Maynard has been obsessed since grade ten.

Greg is represented by Samantha Haywood.