Co-director and President of Guernica Editions, Connie Guzzo-McParland has a BA in Italian Literature  and a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Concordia University. Upon graduation from the Master’s program, she received the David McKeen Award for creative writing for her thesis-novel, Girotondo. In 2005, an excerpt from this novel, On the Way to Halifax, translated into Italian, won second prize at the ninth edition of the Premio Letterario Cosseria in Cosseria, Italy. Her novel, The Girls of Piazza d’Amore, was published in 2013 by Linda Leith Publishing and shortlisted for the Concordia First Novel Award by the Quebec Writer’s Federation. Her second novel, The Women of Saturn, was released in May 2017 by Inanna Publications, She lives in Montreal.

Events Connie Guzzo-McParland was involved in

  • Between Words and Worlds: New Canadian Women's Writing

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:30 PM

    Ami Sands Brodoff, Connie Guzzo-McParland, Mariam Pirbhai, and Mehri Yalfani converse about the vital possibilities that open in writing between languages and voices, landscapes and cultures, and homes away from home.

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