Tony Nesca was born in Torino, Italy and moved to Canada at the age of three. He was raised in Winnipeg but relocated back to Italy several times until finally settling in Winnipeg in 1980. He taught himself how to play guitar and formed an original rock band playing the local bars for several years. At the age of twenty-seven he traded his guitar for a Commodore 64 and started writing seriously. He has self-published six chapbooks of stories and poems and three novels and has been an active contributor to the underground lit scene for ten years. He currently resides in Winnipeg.