Genevieve Scott

Genevieve Scott

MFA Mentor, Fiction

Genevieve Scott Genevieve Scott

Genevieve Scott (she/her) is a Canadian writer and writing teacher based in Southern California.

She holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia and an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Her first novel, Catch My Drift, was published in 2018 with Goose Lane Editions. Her second novel, The Damages, will be published by Random House Canada in 2023 as part of a two-book deal. The third book is forthcoming in 2025.

Genevieve’s short fiction has been published in literary journals in Canada and the UK, and her short films have screened at festivals in Canada and abroad. She was story editor for the indie feature film Jump, Darling, starring Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman, which has screened at film festivals worldwide.

Genevieve teaches writing at the Laguna College of Art + Design in Laguna Beach, California. 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.