Gallant is a fourth generation native New Yorker, wife and mother
of a son. Both of her parents were professional writers. Her work
has appeared in publications such as the Saturday Evening Post,
Writer's Digest, The New Press Literary Quarterly,
Cup of Comfort for Christmas and Chicken Soup
for the Writer's Soul, etc. Most recently, her literary nonfiction
can be found in Christmas Traditions (Adams Media/F
& W Publications); A Cup Of Comfort for the Grieving Heart;
Migraine Expressions; Family Gatherings;
Love, the Second Time Around; Things That Go
Bump in the Night; Vacations; The Simple
Pleasures of Friendship; Letters to My Mother;
and A Cup of Comfort for Writers. More of her work is
slated to appear in several anthologies with projected release dates
Ms. Gallant was a finalist in the 1991 PEN Syndicated Fiction
Project and has won the New Century Writer's Award in
1999, 2001, 2002, and 2003. She has been a finalist for the Grand
Prize in the William Faulkner Literary Competition for the
last 21 years and in 2008 won Special Honorable Mention in the Essay
category. In 2018, her book made the finals and her poetry was up for grand prize
in the William Faulkner, William Wisdom Literary Competition.
She was co-moderator of the National Writers Union on-line
Literary Forum and runs a workshop for professional writers. Ms.
Gallant has just completed a book of literary nonfiction shorts
called, "Holding On To Right-Side Up," a title born
out of the shocking revelation - gratuitously told to her by her
father when she was only six years old - "that the Earth is a turning
sphere and half the time we are upside down, held on only by gravity."
& Writing Workshops, New York City Location
As the founder
of "Edit Write Away,"" Ms. Gallant offers writing, editing,
critiquing, tutoring and teaching services in person, by phone and
Please contact Ms. Gallant at 212.537.0573 or email@example.com.