Enza Gandolfo is a Melbourne writer and an honorary professor in creative writing at Victoria University. She is interested in the power of stories to create understanding and empathy, with a particular focus on feminist and political fiction. The co-editor of the journal TEXT and a founding member of the Victoria University Feminist Research Network, her first novel, Swimming (2009), was shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis Award.
`One of the most profoundly moving and beautiful books I have read all year, brimming with love, honesty, and insight. A true gem of a novel.' - Alice Pung `This exquisite, moving story from Gandolfo captures the raw, wide-reaching pain of the tragedy, long regarded as Australia's worst industrial accident.' - Herald Sun `Superb ... Utterly heartbreaking.' - ANZ LitLovers `A poignant novel which examines class, grief, guilt and moral culpability, The Bridge weaves together two vastly different yet interrelated narratives.' - Il Globo