About the Author
paulo da costa, born in Angola and raised in Portugal, is a writer, editor, and translator living in Victoria, British Columbia. paulo’s first book of short fiction, The Scent of a Lie, received the 2003 Commonwealth First Book Prize (Canada and Caribbean region) and the W.O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize. His fiction and poetry have been published in literary magazines around the world and have been translated to Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Serbian, Slovenian, and Portuguese.