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Examples of "gaitskill"
While attending the University of Houston in the mid 1990s, Cullin befriended the author Mary Gaitskill. Gaitskill taught him in several writing classes. She remained a mentor after he dropped out of college and moved to Tucson, Arizona to write. Since then, Cullin and Gaitskill have stayed friends, and in 2005 they did a one-on-one author appearance at Manhattan's Housing Works.
Albert went on to pursue literary conversations under the guise of JT Leroy, or as his friend Speedie. According to author Mary Gaitskill, at a dinner date in which she and LeRoy were to meet, instead, JT’s friend, Speedie, sat down, and she and Gaitskill had a long conversation. "She struck me as very bright and very young," recalled Gaitskill.
In her introduction to "The Man Back There", Gaitskill writes simply, "I chose these stories because they made me feel..."
Wilson is known for the 2002 film "Secretary", which she adapted from a Mary Gaitskill short story. It won her the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.
Gaitskill was born in Lexington, Kentucky. She has lived in New York City, 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. She sold flowers in San Francisco as a teenage runaway. In a conversation with novelist and short story writer Matthew Sharpe for "BOMB Magazine", Gaitskill said she chose to become a writer at age 18 because she was "indignant about things—it was the typical teenage sense of 'things are wrong in the world and I must say something.'" Gaitskill has also recounted (in her essay "Revelation") becoming a born-again Christian at age 21 but lapsing after six months. She married the writer Peter Trachtenberg in 2001. They separated in 2010. Gaitskill lives in Pennsylvania and teaches for the MFA program at Temple University.
In 2006 McMeel co-founded the cult crime magazine "Murdaland", which published original noir and dark literary fiction by Mary Gaitskill, Jayne Anne Phillips, Scott Phillips, Richard Bausch and others.
The college's Visiting Artists and Writers Series welcomed artists and authors to lecture, sit in on classes, and host readings and gallery exhibits. Notable authors included Steve Almond, Nicholson Baker, Mary Gaitskill, Jennifer Haigh, Sharon Olds, George Saunders, and Michelle Tea. Notable visual artists included Henry Horenstein, Pipo Nguyen-duy and Barbara Westermann.
The Man Back There, David Crouse's second collection of short fiction, was awarded the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction in 2007. Selected by judge Mary Gaitskill, the collection is a \portrayal of nine very different—but also very similar—men living on the margins of society.
Mary Gaitskill (born November 11, 1954) is an American novelist, essayist, and short story writer. Her work has appeared in "The New Yorker", "Harper's Magazine", "Esquire", "The Best American Short Stories" (1993, 2006, 2012), and "The O. Henry Prize Stories" (1998, 2008).
In 2007, Clear Cut released an anthology edited by Matthew Stadler collecting work presented at the Back Room series in Portland, Oregon. The book included work by Mary Gaitskill, Lisa Robertson, Gore Vidal, Dodie Bellamy, Wayne Koestenbaum, Kevin Killian, Lawrence Rinder, Michael Hebb, Stephanie Snyder, Moira Roth, John O'Brian, Marc Joseph, Randy Gragg, Barbara Verchot, Anne Focke, and Daniel Duford.
Strayed worked as a waitress, youth advocate, political organizer, temporary office employee, and emergency medical technician throughout her 20s and early 30s, while writing and often traveling around the United States. In 2002, she earned a Master of Fine Arts in fiction writing from Syracuse University, where she was mentored by writers George Saunders, Arthur Flowers, Mary Gaitskill, and Mary Caponegro.
Among the writers whose work has appeared in the journal are Margaret Atwood, Robert Bly, Philip Levine, Mary Oliver, Robert Penn Warren, Donald Justice, Marvin Bell, Dinty W. Moore, Adrienne Rich, Lucille Clifton, Mary Gaitskill, John Updike, Jacob M. Appel, Linda Gregerson, Bobbie Ann Mason, George Singleton, James Dickey, Roxane Gay, Beth Ann Fennelly, and Scott Russell Sanders.
Secretary is a 2002 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Steven Shainberg and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal as Lee Holloway and James Spader as E. Edward Grey. The film is based on a short story from "Bad Behavior" by Mary Gaitskill, and explores the relationship between a dominant man and his submissive secretary.
Gaitskill's fiction is typically about female characters dealing with their own inner conflicts, and her subject matter matter-of-factly includes many "taboo" subjects such as prostitution, addiction, and sado-masochism. Gaitskill says that she herself had worked as a stripper and call girl. She showed similar candor discussing her being raped in her essay "On Not Being a Victim" for "Harper's".
"Zoetrope: All-Story" sponsors an annual writing contest for short-fiction. The contest has been judged by writers Joyce Carol Oates and Mary Gaitskill. The winner and finalists' stories are forwarded to leading literary agencies. The winning story is often published in an online supplement to the magazine.
He is most well known for his book "Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste". It was published in the Continuum’s 33⅓ series. Though set up as a critique of Celine Dion's album "Let's Talk about Love", Wilson attempts to critique himself and music criticism in general. In 2014, an expanded version of "Let's Talk About Love" was released, featuring essays by, among others, James Franco, Mary Gaitskill, Nick Hornby, and Krist Novoselic.
Events have also included guest readings from prominent authors and contributors such as Catherine O’Hara, Ben Taylor, Carly Simon, Harold Ramis, Susan Minot, Mary Gaitskill, David Gates, Justin Taylor, Jonathan Lethem, Barry Yourgrau, Tao Lin, Willie Perdomo, Joan Benefeil, Sam Lipsyte, Eileen Myles, Geraldine Brooks, Fanny Howe, Honor Moore, Alexandra Styron and Natasha Radojcic, as well as musical performances by Stephanie McKay and the indie rock band Drug Rug.
From late 1998-2001, he wrote "Jack’s Naughty Bits", a weekly column for on sex and sexuality in the history of literature, which was turned into two books: "The Naughty Bits" (2001) and "Classic Nasty" (2003). In 2000 he co-edited (with Genevieve Field) the short story collection "Full Frontal Fiction: The Best of", containing pieces by Jay McInerney, A. M. Homes, Robert Olen Butler, Mary Gaitskill, and Elizabeth Wurtzel.
Parker appears as a character in the novel "The Dorothy Parker Murder Case" by George Baxt (1984), in a series of "Algonquin Round Table Mysteries" by J.J. Murphy (2011– ), and in Ellen Meister's novel "Farewell, Dorothy Parker" (2013). She is the main character in a short story, "Love For Miss Dottie," by Larry N Mayer, which was selected by Mary Gaitskill for the collection "Best New American Voices 2009" (Harcourt). Parker is a secondary character in Walter Satterthwait's mystery novel .
Contributors to "It Is Almost That" are Margaret Atwood, Susan Bee, Rosellen Brown, Myrel Chernick, Lydia Davis, Buchi Emecheta, Annie Ernaux, Mary Gaitskill, Susan Griffin, Nancy Huston, Mary Kelly, Jane Lazarre, Ursula Le Guin, Doris Lessing, Ellen McMahon, Margaret Mead, Vivian Montgomery, Toni Morrison, Tillie Olsen, Alicia Ostrker, Grace Paley, Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, Sara Ruddick, Lynda Schor, Mira Schor, Dena Schottenkirk, Mona Simpson, Elizabeth Smart, Joan Snyder, Elke Solomon, Susan Rubin Suleiman, Alice Walker, Joy Williams, Martha Wilson, Barbara Zucker.