Piera Sarasini was born in Brescia, Italy, and moved to the UK
in 1987. She lived in London, Edinburgh and Belfast. Educated at the
Institute of Linguists, London, and the Queen’s University, Belfast, she
holds a Degree
and Post Graduate Studies in Linguistics, Social Anthropology and
She moved to Ireland in 2000 and currently lives in Dublin.
For the past 20 years she has been working as a Chartered linguist,
Italian language instructor, professional literary and medical translator
(http://www.wix.com/pierasarasini/goddess_sessions). She has
lectured in anthropology, ethnomusicology and visual studies at
Belfast, and NUI Maynooth and DBS in Dublin.
She is currently writing her second novel (working title: Escape from
Interests: Anthropology, linguistics, ethnomusicology, religion and ritual,
movements, yoga, fitness
Published writer: Yes