Diane Schoemperlen has published five collections of short stories, the most recent of which, Forms of Devotion, won the Governor General's Award. Her earlier collection, The Man of My Dreams, was short-listed for the same award and for a Trillium Award. Her work has appeared widely in anthologies and literary magazines, including Ms. and Story. Her latest book is At a Loss for Words: A Post-Romantic Novel. She lives in Kingston, Ontario, with her son, Alexander.
Previous Festivals: 2000, 2008 (spring)