About The Author

Gail Scott

Gail Scott is the author of the novels Main Brides (Toronto: Coach House, 1993), Heroine (Coach House, 1987; Talon, 1997), and My Paris (Toronto: Mercury Press, 1999), a collection of short stories, Spare Parts (Coach House, 1982), the essay collection Spaces like Stairs (Toronto: Women’s Press, 1989), and la théorie, un dimanche (co–authored with Nicole Brossard et al., remue–ménage, 1988). She has been short–listed twice for the QSPELL (Quebec English-–language fiction) award. A former journalist who has worked for Canada’s leading newspapers, she is also a founding editor of the Montreal French-–language cultural journal Spirale, and the bilingual journal of women’s writing, Tessera. Her translations include France Théoret’s Laurence, and The Sailor’s Disquiet, and Helen with a Secret, both by Michael Delisle.

Books by Gail Scott