Ian Orti was born in Canada to Ecuadorian and Irish parents. He is the author of the award winning books “The Olive and the Dawn” (Best Book prize – Expozine Alternative Press Awards), and “L (and things come apart)” (CBC Book Club Award), as well as his most recent story collection “Royal Mountain City Fugue”. His short stories and poetry have been published in journals across North America and Europe and his first book was published in French with Les Editions Allusifs. He was featured in the Big Small documentary series for the Pop Montreal music festival by Australian director Tim Kelly and is a former columnist for McSweeneys in the US and Matrix Magazine in Canada. He has lived in Berlin since 2011 where he is working on his next novel.
The Olive and the Dawn. Snare Books 2009.
L (and things come apart). Invisible Publishing 2010.
L’olive et l’aurore. Les Allusifs Editions 2015.
Royal Mountain City Fugue. Insomniac Press 2016.