Biographer and poet Rosemary Sullivan is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. Her books include the critically acclaimed Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape and a House in Marseille, and Shadow Maker, her biography of Gwendolyn MacEwen, which won the Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction. Her latest book, Stalin’s Daughter (HarperCollins), is the compelling biography of Svetlana Alliluyeva, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history’s most notorious dictators. Sullivan was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 2012. She and her husband divide their time between Chile and Toronto.