Piera Sarasini was born in 1968. She grew up in Brescia, Italy, and moved to the UK
in 1987. She lived in London, Edinburgh and Belfast. Educated at the Chartered
Institute of Linguists, London, and the Queen’s University, Belfast, she holds a Degree
and Post Graduate Studies in Linguistics, Social Anthropology and Ethnomusicology.
She moved to Ireland in 2000 and currently lives in Dublin.
For the past 20 years she has been working as a Chartered linguist, in-company
Italian language instructor, professional literary and medical translator and Goddess
Sessions Facilitator (http://www.wix.com/pierasarasini/goddess_sessions). She has
lectured in anthropology, ethnomusicology and visual studies at Queen’s University,
Belfast, and NUI Maynooth and DBS in Dublin.
She is currently writing her second novel (working title: Escape from Humanity).
Interests: Anthropology, linguistics, ethnomusicology, religion and ritual, revitalisation
movements, yoga, fitness
Published writer: Yes