Camilla Gibb was born in London, England, and grew up in Toronto. She has a Ph.D. in social anthropology from Oxford University for which she conducted fieldwork in Ethiopia. Her two previous novels, Mouthing the Words and The Petty Details of So-and-so's Life, have been translated into eleven languages and published to rave reviews around the world. She is one of 21 writers on the "Orange Futures List" - a list of young writers to watch, compiled by the jury of the prestigious Orange Prize. Her most recent novel is Sweetness In The Belly.

Festivals: 2000, 2002, 2005 (fall)

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