About the Author
Genni Gunn is a writer, musician and translator. Born in Trieste, she came to Canada when she was eleven. She has published eight books: two novels--Tracing Iris and Thrice Upon a Time, two short story collections--Hungers and On The Road, two poetry collections-- Faceless and Mating in Captivity. She has translated from the Italian two collections of poems, and two of her books have been translated into Italian. Her work has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the John Glassco Translation Award and the Gerald Lampert Award, and her novel Tracing Iris is being made into a feature film. Her opera, Alternate Visions premiered in Montreal in 2007 and was projected in a simulcast at The Western Front in Vancouver.