Genevieve Scott is a Canadian writer and writing teacher based in Southern California. Her most recent novel, The Damages, was published by Random House Canada in July 2023.  Her first novel, Catch My Drift, came out in 2018 with Goose Lane Editions. Genevieve’s short fiction has been published in literary journals in North America and the UK, and her short films have screened at festivals worldwide. She was Story Editor for the indie feature film Jump, Darling, starring Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman, which has screened at film festivals worldwide. Genevieve currently teaches writing at the Laguna College of Art + Design in Laguna Beach, California, and in the limited-residency MFA in fiction program at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a volunteer, Genevieve mentors at-risk teen writers through the LA-based nonprofit, WriteGirl. She is represented by Suzanne Brandreth at CookeMcDermid Literary Management in Toronto. 

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