Segio Kokis is a bestselling author in Quebec. He has published five novels in French. Funhouse (Le pavillon des miroirs) was his first novel, published to critical acclaim. Born in Brazil, educated in Germany and France, Kokis is fluent in Portugese, German, French, and English. W. Donald Wilson was born in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, in 1938. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Trinity College, Dublin, and has taught at universities in the West Indies and England, and Canada. He lives in Waterloo, Ontario.