Friday Seminar with Mary Gaitskill

The Writers Series is presented as part of the MFA Program in Writing
September 17, 2010, 6:00–8:00 pm
195 De Haro (at 15th Street)

Info: Email Teresa Walsh at or 415.551.9237

Note: Special 6 p.m. start time for this event only

Free and open to the public

About Mary Gaitskill

Mary Gaitskill is the author of Because They Wanted To (Simon & Schuster, 1997), which was nominated for a PEN/Faulkner Award, as well as the novel Two Girls, Fat and Thin (Simon & Schuster,1991). Her novel Veronica (Vintage, 2005) was a National Book Award nominee, as well as a National Book Critics Circle finalist for that year. The story "Secretary," from her debut collection Bad Behavior (Vintage, 1989), also a National Book Award finalist, was made into a film of the same name in 2002 with James Spader and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Gaitskill is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire, The Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. She lives in New York. Her most recent collection of short stories, Don’t Cry (Pantheon, 2009), is now out in paperback.