Nancy-Gay Rotstein has been internationally praised for her poetry, which includes the collections Through the Eyes of a Woman (1975), Taking Off (1979) and China: Shockwaves (1987). Her newest poetry collection This Horizon and Beyond: Poems Selected and New is being published in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdon. She is also the author of a critically acclaimed first novel, Shattering Glass (1997), which has been published in Canada and the U.S. and translated into eight languages. Nancy-Gay received an M.A. in History from the University of Toronto. She holds an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Ontario Bar. She has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Canada Council, the National Library and Telefilm Canada. She lives near Toronto.