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Elisabeth de Mariaffi - writer bio


Elisabeth de MariaffiElisabeth de Mariaffi is the critically acclaimed author of two previous books: the Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominated short story collection How to Get Along with Women (Invisible Publishing, 2012), and the literary thriller The Devil You Know (Harper Collins Canada, Simon and Schuster USA, 2015).
Both a Globe and Mail Best Book and lucky number 13 on the NP100, the yearend list at the National Post, The Devil You Know was optioned within months of publication and is currently in development for television with New Metric Media. It was also shortlisted for the prestigious Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award.
De Mariaffiís poetry and short fiction have been widely published and praised in Canada, and have been shortlisted for the National Magazine Award. Born and raised in Toronto, de Mariaffi now makes her home in St. Johnís, Newfoundland.


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