Death of Mavis Gallant

August 11, 1922 - February 18, 2014
Canada | Age 91

Famed Montreal-born writer dies
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TORONTO (AP) — Mavis Gallant, the Montreal-born writer who carved out an international reputation as a master short-story author while living in Paris for decades, died Tuesday at age 91, her publisher said.

The bilingual Quebecoise started out as a journalist and went on to publish well over 100 short stories in her lauded career, many of them in The New Yorker magazine and in collections such as "The Other Paris, "Across the Bridge" and "In Transit."

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