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Marisa De Franceschi
  Marisa De Franceschi was born in Muris (Udine), Italy. She came to Canada in 1948 and grew up in Windsor, Ontario, where she graduated from the University of Windsor, and taught for a number of years. Her short stories, articles, and book reviews have appeared in a variety of Canadian publications, including Canadian Author &
Bookmark and The Mystery Review. Her work has appeared in a number of anthologies and she has twice been the recipient of the Okanagan Short Story Award. Surface Tension was her first novel. She has completed a second and is working on a third. Her work includes:

“The Providers”, a short story, Canadian Author & Bookmark, 1980.
Stories About Real People, a series of readers, Mardan Publishing, 1982.
“Royal Blood”, a short story, Canadian Author & Bookmark, 1984.
“The Providers” and “Royal Blood” were included in the anthology Pure    Fiction, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1986.
“Peonies Trying To Survive”, a short story, Ricordi: Things Remembered,
Toronto: Guernica Editions, 1989.
Surface Tension, novel, Toronto: Guernica Editions, 1994.
“Things Remembered”, a short story, Investigating Women, Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1995.
Book Reviews for Canadian Author & Bookmark, The Mystery Review, The Windsor Star and numerous newspaper and magazine articles for a variety of Canadian publications.
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