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Gail Scott was born in Ottawa and grew up in a bilingual community in Eastern Ontario. She worked as a journalist for several years writing about Quebec culture and politics for The Gazette, as well as contributing to The Globe & Mail and Maclean’s. She has been an editor of Spirale and Tessera. Her fiction and criticism have appeared in several journals. She is the author of two novels: Main Brides (1993) and Heroine (1987); Spare Parts, a collection of short stories; and Spaces Like Stairs, a collection of essays. Most recently, she translated Lise Tremblay’s Mile End (La danse juive, Lemeac, 1999). She lives in Montréal.
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Gail Scott has an extraordinary ability to compress scenic observations…into short, jewel-like notations.
— Hugh Hood
Scott is one of the most gutsy writers around.
— Globe & Mail
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