Mary Gaitskill is the author of three novels, three books of short stories, and an essay collection. She was born in Kentucky, sold flowers in San Francisco as a teenage runaway and now lives in Brooklyn. In 2002 she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, and that same year her story ‘Secretary’, from the collection Bad Behaviour, was made into a film. Her most recent works are the novel The Mare and the collection of essays Somebody with a Little Hammer.
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Podcasts | The Online Edition
Podcast | Mary Gaitskill
‘Fiction, even if it’s completely made up, does say something about how you experience reality.’
Mary Gaitskill talks about her book The Devil’s Treasure.
Essays & Memoir | Issue 107
‘Which deaths are tragic and which are not? Who decides what is big and what is little?’