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Rebecca Godfrey


Canada

Born in Toronto, Ontario, to writers Dave Godfrey and Ellen Godfrey. As a child her family relocated to Victoria, British Columbia. Godfrey attended the University of Toronto and Sarah Lawrence College, from which she received a MFA in Creative Writing.

Her first book, Torn Skirt (2001), a novel, was shortlisted for the 2002 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize.
 
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Rebecca Godfrey recommends
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The Little Clan (2018)
Iris Martin Cohen
"Like an Edith Wharton in the East Village, Iris Cohen mines the ambitions and desires of young women seeking to find a place in elite social circles. The Little Clan is a charming, captivating read, but it's also a witty, fiercely intelligent look at the the ways women are lost and saved by dangerous friendships and literary obsessions."