(1954 - )
Mary Gaitskill married writer Peter Trachtenberg in 2001. As of 2005, she lived in New York City; Gaitskill has previously lived in Toronto, San Francisco, and Marin County, CA, as well as attending the University of Michigan where she earned her B.A. and won a Hopwood Award.
Mary Gaitskill recommends
Bastard Out of Carolina (1992)
"Resonant, emotionally complex and strong as hell."
The Losers' Club (2003)
"A very beautiful valentine to a time and place almost faded from existence."
Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (2009)
(Myths, book 11)
"A strange and wonderful book."
Double Happiness (2010)
"These stories are devastating, poignant, desparate, and true."
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