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Marguerite Andersen
Marguerite Andersen writes mostly in French. An autobiographical novel, De mémoire de femme, won the Prix du Journal de Montréal in 1983; La Soupe, also a novel, won the Grand Prix du Salon du livre de Toronto in 1995. Written in English, Christiane Pflug: Stations in a Painter's Life, is a theatrical account of the life and suicide of the Berlin born Toronto painter. It was successfully performed in 1996, during The Gathering, a festival of women's voices presented in Toronto by Women's Theater Works. Editor of Mother Was Not a Person - the 1970 bestseller of writings by Montreal women - Marguerite Andersen has taught Women's Studies and Modern French Literature at Concordia University, the University of Guelph and held the Nancy Ruth Chair of Women's Studies at Mount St. Vincent University. Twice a finalist for the Trillium Award, she lives in Toronto and is the editor of the short story magazine Virages.

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Books by Marguerite Andersen

Dreaming Our Space