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Hungers by [Genni Gunn]

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Few contemporary writers can match Gunn in irony and searing characterization. --The Star

Gunn is the ultimate connoisseur of language, giving each reader a taste, using the medium of her art to explore the range of human response. --Quarter After Eight
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Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0051U9NLQ
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Carolyn Swayze Literary Agency (May 19, 2011)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ May 19, 2011
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 565 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 244 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1551925664

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GENNI GUNN is a writer, musician and translator. She has published eleven books: three novels -- SOLITARIA, TRACING IRIS and THRICE UPON A TIME; two short story collections -- HUNGERS and ON THE ROAD; two poetry collections -- FACELESS and MATING IN CAPTIVITY; and a travel memoir -- TRACKS: JOURNEYS IN TIME AND PLACE. As well, she has translated from Italian three collections of poems -- DEVOUR ME TOO and TRAVELING IN THE GAIT OF A FOX by renowned Italian author, Dacia Maraini, and TEXT ME by Corrado Calabrò.

Genni's works have been finalists for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize fiction, the Gerald Lampert Award for poetry, the Premio Internazionale Diego Valeri for literary translation for poetry and the John Glassco Translation Prize for poetry. She has received two Praxis Film Development Fellowships for her screenplays. SOLITARIA has been translated into Dutch and Italian, and was nominated for the Giller Prize 2011. Her opera, ALTERNATE VISIONS, produced by Chants Libres, premiered in Montreal in 2007 (music by John Oliver). Her novel, TRACING IRIS has been made into a film, THE RIVERBANK, which opened the Cinefest Film Festival.

Her newest collection of short stories, PERMANENT TOURISTS, will be published in October 2020.

She lives and writes in Vancouver, BC.

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