GAIL SCOTT writes about cities. Her first novel, Heroine, appeared in a new edition in 2019 with an introduction by Eileen Myles. Her novel The Obituary (Coach House, 2010) was a finalist for Le Grand Prix du Livre de la Ville de Montréal. Scott's translation of Michael Delisle's Le Déasarroi du matelot was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award (2001). A memoir from a Lower Manhattan poetry milieu is forthcoming. Scott co-founded the French-language journal Spirale (Montréal), Tessera, and co-edited the New Narrative anthology Biting the Error: Writers Explore Narrative (Coach House, 2004).