About the authors
Pablo Urbanyi is a prolific and acclaimed Argentinean-Canadian writer. He immigrated to Canada in 1977 due to political chaos in Argentina. He taught Spanish at the University of Ottawa while pursuing his career as a writer. Although he writes exclusively in Spanish, his books have been translated to English, French, and Hungarian. In 2004, Urbanyi received the Latin American Achievement Award for literary expression. Silver was a finalist for the Argentinean Premio Planeta literary award in 1993.