Mavis Gallant

Standard Name: Gallant, Mavis
Birth Name: Mavis de Trafford Young
Canadian-born Mavis Gallant lived most of her life in Paris, where she wrote hundreds of short stories, two novels, essays, diaries, and a play during the mid to late twentieth century. Her work, which often deals with exile and transience, is known mostly through her lengthy publishing relationship with The New Yorker.
Colour portrait photo of Mavis Gallant in Paris, July 1984. She is smiling and looking directly at the camera. She wears a navy blazer with a            brown stone brooch at the side and a small microphone at her collar.
"Mavis Gallant" by Louis Monier, 1984-07-10. Retrieved from This image is licensed under the GETTY IMAGES CONTENT LICENCE AGREEMENT.


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Education Margaret Atwood
From 1957 she attended Victoria College , University of Toronto . Canadian publishing and the arts in Canada, broadly considered, had not yet recovered from the second world war. There were no cheap reprints of...


21 February 1924
The first issue appeared of the New Yorkermagazine (still going strong in the twenty-first century).
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21 February 2011