Michael Mirolla’s publications include three Bressani Prize winners: the novel Berlin (2010); the poetry collection The House on14th Avenue (2014); and the short story collection, Lessons in Relationship Dyads (2016). He is also the author of a novella, three other novels, two other short story collections and a second poetry collection. A novella, The Last News Vendor, is scheduled from Quattro Books in the fall of 2019. The short story, “A Theory of Discontinuous Existence,” was selected for The Journey Prize Anthology; and “The Sand Flea” was a Pushcart Prize nominee. This fall, Nov. 1 through January 31 2020, Michael will serve as the writer-in-residence at the Historic Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver where he hopes to finish a novel started in 1993. Born in Italy, raised in Montreal, Michael lives in Hamilton, Ontario.