|Caterina Edwards' mother was born in
Lussingrande / Veli Losinj. Caterina is a writer who lives in Edmonton, Canada with her husband and two daughters. Her
writing is often concerned with questions of identity, immigration, belonging, memory, nostalgia, and multiculturalism.
One of her recent books was a collection of short stories,
The Island of the Nightingales, and the title story is set in Losinj.
In October 2008, she published a non-fictional book entitled
Finding Rosa which
deals largely with
her search for her mother's enigmatic past in
Istria and the metaphorical connections with her
worsening Alzheimer's Syndrome.
Learn more about Caterina and her latest book,
including a TV interview, at her
also a short story from "Island
of the Nightingales".