Mark Frutkin has published two previous volumes of poetry, "Acts of Light" and "The Alchemy of Clouds". The Governor General's Award nominee has also published six novels, including "Slow Lightning", "The Lion of Venice", "Atmospheres Apollinaire", and "Invading Tibet". His newest work is "Iron Mountain" (Fall 2001). His work has appeared in the United States, England, Holland, and India, as well as Canada. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.