Genni Gunn is a writer, musician and translator. Born in Trieste, Italy, she came to Canada when she was eleven. She is the author of two novels,Tracing Iris and Thrice Upon a Time, two short story collections, Hungers and On The Road, one poetry collection, Mating in Captivity, and an opera libretto, Alternate Visions (music by John Oliver). As well, she has translated from Italian two collections of poems, Devour Me Too and Traveling in the Gait of a Fox, both by renowned Italian author Dacia Maraini. Genni’s novel Tracing Iris has been optioned for a film, and her work has been published widely in literary magazines, anthologies and text books and has been translated into Italian and Chinese.
Festivals: 2007 (spring)