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Mavis Gallant

Literature, Longevity and Mavis Gallant

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 05.13.2014 | Arts
Fran Moreland Johns

Mavis Gallant died recently at the entirely respectable age of 91. On top of the lack of maternal love and affection, Gallant endured other unimaginable emotional assaults and upheavals, realities that underlie her fiction.

Women Dominate Short Story Writing: Who You Should Be Reading

The Guardian | Sarah Crown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Given that 2009 looks set to live in literary memory as the year that brought us Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol", Jordan: "Pushed to the Limit" and "Pri...

Mavis Gallant: Underrated Short Story Master Proves Herself Again

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Since none of the fiction lovers to whom I mention Mavis Gallant has more than the vaguest notion who she is -- this, despite her being singled out fo...

Books, Books and More Books, or Tote That Bookbag

David Finkle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Finkle

I plucked and pillaged a number of books but I consumed the Hershey kisses, apples and candy canes on the spot.