Mary Gaitskill

Mary Gaitskill

United States

Mary Gaitskill is a critically-acclaimed essayist, short story writer and novelist. Her novel Veronica was a finalist for the National Book Award and named one of The New York Times‘ Ten Best Books of 2005. Her collection of essays, Somebody with a Little Hammer is her most autobiographical work to date, which delves into literature, politics, culture and social issues of American society.