Vanessa Rubria Fabiano
Vanessa Fabiano is the author of debut novel MY YOLANDA, a globetrotting suspense best described as Kill Bill meets Portrait of a Lady. Born in Switzerland to Spanish-Italian immigrant parents, Vanessa grew up fluent in six languages and has lived and worked in Europe, China and the US. An East Asian studies graduate, she earned an MBA and built a career in digital marketing before focusing on writing. Her stories have appeared in Lightship Publishing's 2011 anthology of prize-winning new fiction and on UK short story showcase East of the Web. She has studied writing with Man Booker International Prize nominee Josip Novakovich. Vanessa lives in Madrid with her husband and their daughter, and is at work on her second novel.