About the Author

Lillian Boraks-Nemetz


LILLIAN BORAKS-NEMETZ was born in Warsaw, Poland, where she survived the Holocaust as a child, escaped the Warsaw Ghetto and lived in Polish villages under a false identity. She has a Master's Degree in Comparative Literature and teaches Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. She is the author of numerous books, including Ghost Children, a collection of poetry, and The Old Brown Suitcase, a multi award-winning young adult novel.