GALT, George. Canadian, b. 1948. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Essays. Career: Freelance writer and editor. Associate editor and book reviews editor for Saturday Night for four years. Publications: Love Poems, 1974; Trailing Pythagoras, 1982; Whistlestop: A Journey across Canada, 1987; Scribes and Scoundrels (novel), 1997. EDITOR: The Purdy-Woodcock Letters: Selected Correspondence, 1964-1984, 1980; The Saturday Night Traveller (essays), 1990; The Thinking Heart: Best Canadian Essays, 1991. Contributor of essays to magazines. Address: 17 Fulton Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4K 1X6.