Darlene Madott

Darlene Madott of Toronto, Canada, is a lawyer and author of seven books, including Stations of the Heart and Making Olives and Other Family Secrets (Ripasso). She has twice won the Bressani Literary Award and twice been shortlisted for Exile’s Vanderbilt-sponsored Carter V. Cooper award. Her short fiction has been widely anthologized and garnered numerous literary awards, including the Paolucci Prize of the Italian American Writers Association. A forthcoming collection, Winners and Losers, will be the first to grow out of her legal background.