January 22, 2011

Gail Scott & Lisa Moore

Insti Tute-Wgs is proud to support the UW English department in presenting Gail Scott and Lisa Moore at UW on Monday, January 24, from 3:00 till 5:00 p.m.
in Room 2M70 (2nd floor Manitoba Hall).

Fully accessible

Gail Scott is the brilliant author of Heroine, Main Brides and My Paris.  She is a founding editor of the Montreal French-language cultural journal Spirale, and also a bilingual journal of women’s writing. 
Scott was nominated for a 2001 Governor General’s Award for her translation into English of Michael Delisle’s The Sailor’s Disquiet. Her latest novel is Tessera The Obituary, a mystery and an investigation of who speaks for us when we speak.

Lisa Moore is the author of the novel Alligator, which was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, won the Commonwealth Fiction Prize (Canada and the Caribbean), and was a national bestseller.  Her story collection Open was also shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and became a bestseller. Her most recent novel February was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. 

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