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Gabriella Goliger

Photo: Ben J. Abbey 2010

Gabriella Goliger’s first book, Song of Ascent, won the 2001 Upper Canada Writer's Craft Award. She was co-winner of the 1997 Journey Prize for short fiction, was a finalist for this prize in 1995 and won the Prism International award in 1993. She has also been published in a number of journals and anthologies including Best New American Voices 2000 and Contemporary Jewish Writing in Canada. Her new novel, Girl Unwrapped, coming-of-age story, set in 1960s Montreal, about a young woman caught between her Holocaust-scarred parents' desperate need for family regeneration and her own awakening to taboo desires.

Her educational credentials include a B.A. from McGill University and an M.A. in English literature from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Born in Italy, Gabriella grew up in Montreal and has also lived in Israel, the Eastern Arctic, Victoria, B.C. and Ottawa, Ontario.

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Girl Unwrapped. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2010
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