Mavis Gallant

Mavis Gallant was born in Montreal in 1922 and worked as a journalist at The Standard before moving to Europe in 1950 to devote herself to writing fiction. After travelling extensively she settled in Paris, where she still lives. Her many short story collections include The Other Paris, The End of the World, Home Truths, In Transit and The Moslem Wife. She is also the author of the novels Green Water, Green Sky and A Fairly Good Time. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in...See more