The author of a clutch of novels, plays, film scripts and short story and poetry collections, Michael Mirolla publications include three Bressani Prize winners: the novel Berlin, the poetry collection The House on Lessons in Relationship Dyads. The short story “A Theory of Discontinuous Existence” was selected for The Journey Prize Anthology, featuring the best short stories in Canadian journals for that year; and “The Sand Flea” was a U.S. Pushcart Prize nominee. Among his other publications: three novels including , featuring among other things a string of cloned Mussolinis; The Giulio Metaphysics III; The Ballad of Martin B.; and the short story collection, The Formal Logic of Emotion. His latest publication is the speculative fiction-magic realist collection, The Photographer in Search of Death. Born in Italy and raised in Montreal, Michael now makes his home in the Greater Toronto Area. In his spare time, Michael helps run one of Canada’s more prestigious literary presses, Guernica Editions.