Corrado Paina has published five collections of poetry with Mansfield Press (Toronto) including Hoarse Legend (2000) and cinematic taxi (2015). In Italy, there have been numerous publications including a collection of short stories, several collections of poetry, and the original version of this novella, “tra Rothko e tre finestre” (Ibiskos) published online by Tombolini Editore. He is also a celebrated editor of publications such as “College Street – Little Italy – The Renaissance Strip” (Mansfield Press) finalist for the Toronto Heritage Award.
Translator Damiano Pietropaolo
Pietropaolo is an award winning producer, writer/broadcaster, translator, and educator, with an extensive background in senior management in the arts (CBC Radio). Translations/adaptations include: selections from Italian Renaissance drama (Sources of Dramatic Theory, Volume 1, Cambridge University Press, 1991); Ugo Betti’s The Queen and the Rebels (Pro Arte Productions, Toronto, 1997); The Fellini Radio Plays, (Stratford Festival 2002); Love Letters from the Empty Bed, from Ovid’s Heroides, (Canadian Opera Company’s Bradshaw Amphitheatre, 2012). Damiano has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, and continues to lecture widely on contemporary fiction.