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Gail Scott


Gail Scott is the author of Spare Parts (1981), Heroine (1987, re-issued in 2019 with an introduction by Eileen Myles), Main Brides (1993), My Paris (1999), Spare Parts Plus Two (2002), and The Obituary (2010). Her essays are collected in Spaces Like Stairs (1989) and in La Théorie, un dimanche (1988) which was translated into English as Theory, A Sunday (2013). Scott is co-editor of the New Narrative anthology: Biting the Error: Writers Explore Narrative (2004). Her translation of Michael Delisle’s Le désarroi du matelot was shortlisted for a 2001 Governor General’s Literary Award. A memoir, based in Lower Manhattan during the early Obama years, is forthcoming. Scott lives in Montréal.

Books by Gail Scott

9781771666824-1325x2048 Permanent Revolution

Obit The Obituary

My Paris

0889104565 Main Brides

0889611319.01._sclzzzzzzz_ Spaces Like Stairs


Books translated by Gail Scott

Helen Helen With a Secret




Ottawa, ON