Elisabeth de Mariaffi

Elisabeth de Mariaffi is the critically acclaimed author of three books: the Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominated short story collection How to Get Along with Women (2012), and the literary thrillers The Devil You Know (2015) and Hysteria (2018). Both a Globe and Mail Best Book and lucky number 13 on the National Post 100, The Devil You Know is currently in development. It was also shortlisted for the prestigious Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. Also a Globe Best Book, her newest novel, the Hitchcock-inspired Hysteria hit bookstore shelves in spring 2018, with Harper Collins in Canada and Titan in the UK. De Mariaffi holds an MFA in Creative Writing and has taught at UBC, the Humber School for Writers, and Memorial University of Newfoundland.



How to Get Along With Women (Invisible, 2012)

The Devil You Know (Harper Collins Canada, S&S USA, Titan UK, 2015)

Hysteria (Harper Collins Canada, Titan UK, 2018)


Best Canadian Short Stories 2013, Oberon ( incl story: “You Know How I Feel”)

Whatever Gets You Through: Twelve Women On Life After Sexual Assault (forthcoming April 2019, Greystone Books, Ltd.) (incl essay: “The Mother You Need)


Website:  elisabethdemariaffi.com

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