Zsuzsi Gartner

Bio

Zsuzsi Gartner is the author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlisted Better Living through Plastic Explosives and of the widely acclaimed story collection All the Anxious Girls on Earth. Her fiction has been widely anthologized, broadcast on CBC and NPR, and won numerous prizes, most recently a National Magazine Award in 2016. She is also the editor of the award-winning fiction anthology Darwin’s Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow and was the inaugural Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow for Cork, Ireland, in 2016.

Zsuzsi has taught in the UBC’s Creative Writing MFA program and many of the Banff Centre’s literary programs, and is the founder and director of Writers Adventure Camp in Whistler, BC. Excerpts from The Beguiling, her forthcoming debut novel, have appeared in The Walrus, SubTerrain, and Maisonneuve. She lives in Vancouver.

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Represented by: Jackie Kaiser at Westwood Creative Artists

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