Vivien Shotwell is a Canadian-American novelist and mezzo-soprano. Her debut historical novel, Vienna Nocturne, about an English soprano who loved Mozart, is being translated into ten languages: German, Italian, Dutch, Czech, Turkish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Finnish, Hebrew, and Brazilian Portuguese. It’s also available in large print, and as an ebook and audiobook.
A graduate of Williams College, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and the Yale School of Music, Vivien is based in Halifax. She is working on a new novel, set in 17th-century France.