GENNI GUNN is a writer, musician and translator. Born in Trieste, she came to Canada when she was eleven. She has published novels, poetry, short fiction, and translation, as well as an opera libretto, Alternate Visions, produced by Chants Libres. Before she turned to writing full-time, Gunn toured Canada extensively with a variety of bands ( bass guitar, piano and vocals). She has a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from the University of British Columbia.