Carla Maria Lucchetta is a Vancouver-based freelance journalist and TV producer. She holds an English/Creative Writing degree from York University in Toronto. After a 10-year PR career, she moved to Vancouver to pursue writing. She is a regular feature writer and book critic for The Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, BC Bookworld, and others. In 2005, she taught PR in Simon Fraser University’s Writing and Publishing Continuing Education program. She is a co-author of Mamma Mia! Good Italian Girls Talk Back (ECW Press, 2004).