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Mavis Gallant

Mavis GallantAKA Mavis De Trafford Young

Born: 11-Aug-1922
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 18-Feb-2014
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Prolific Canadian short story author

Gallant's work frequently appeared in The New Yorker.

Father: Stewart de Trafford Young
Mother: Benedictine Wiseman
Husband: John Gallant (m. 1942, div. 1947)

    Scholar: Writer-in-Residence, University of Toronto (1983-84)

    Montreal Standard Reporter (1944-50)
    Order of Canada 1981

Author of books:
My Heart Is Broken (1964, short stories)
Green Water, Green Sky (1969, novel)
A Fairly Good Time (1970, novel)
The Pegnitz Junction (1973, short stories)
The End of the World and Other Stories (1974, short stories)
From the Fifteenth District (1978, short stories)
Home Truths: Selected Canadian Stories (1981, short stories)
Overhead in a Balloon: Stories of Paris (1985, short stories)
Paris Journals: Selected Essays and Reviews (1986, essays)
In Transit (1988, short stories)
Across the Bridge (1993, short stories)
The Collected Stories of Mavis Gallant (1996, short stories)
Paris Stories (2002, short stories)
Varieties of Exile (2003, short stories, aka Montreal Stories)

Wrote plays:
What is to be Done? (1984)


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