ABOUT THE WRITERS
Cora Siré lives in Montréal where she writes fiction, essays, and poetry.
She is the author of two novels, Behold Things Beautiful and The Other Oscar, as well as two poetry collections, Not in Vain You’ve Sent Me Light and Signs of Subversive Innocents.
Her work has appeared in many anthologies and magazines in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.
I Want More Life to Love! is her first film.
Born in Canada, she often writes of elsewheres, drawing on her encounters in faraway places as well as her family’s history of displacement.
Gloria Macher is a Canadian Peruvian-born writer living in Montreal and exploring social, political, ecological, and existential themes that fuel our reflection on the human condition. She is considered a main exponent of the contemporary humanistic literary scene.
The author has published five novels and a book of short stories with Verbum Editorial publishing house in Madrid: Las arterias de don Fernando, Mi reina , La gringa del parque , Flor de Araribá , Viajando por Precipicios, and Protocolo 48. Las arterias de don Fernando won the “The International Latino Book Award 2014” in the fiction category, awarded by the American organization Latin Literacy Now. Flor de Araribá is a Finalist for the 2017 Ibero-American Verbum Novel Award. Protocolo 48 is a Finalist for the 2018 International Narrative Award, Spain. Her novels were presented in the cities of Mexico, Guadalajara, Lima, Bogotá, Montreal, Ottawa, and Madrid.
Her short stories and poetry, in Spanish, English, and French, have been published in various anthologies and literary magazines in Canada and abroad. Gloria has participated with her poetry in French, English, and Spanish at the Montreal International Poetry Festival, the World Festival of Poetry, and the Marrakech International Poetry Festival in 2020. She has collaborated with her poetry with Quebec artist Joanne Poitras.