Guy Gavriel Kay is the author of twelve novels (most recently River of Stars), and a book of poetry. He has written book reviews and social and political commentary for the National Post and the Globe and Mail in Canada, and The Guardian in England. Translations of his fiction exceed twenty-five languages and his books have appeared on bestseller lists in many countries including several #1 bestsellers in Canada. Kay has spoken and read on behalf of his publishers and at literary events around the world. He was been nominated for and has won numerous literary awards and is the recipient of the International Goliardos Prize for his contributions to the literature of the fantastic. His past work includes the Fionavar Tapestry series, Tigana, The Lions of Al-Rassan, A Song for Arbonne, Ysabel, the Sarantine Mosaic series, and Under Heaven.