Viola Di Grado
Viola Di Grado is an Italian novelist whose critically acclaimed books are published in 15 countries. Born in 1987 in Sicily, she earned an MA in East Asian philosophies at the University of London, where she lives. Acclaimed by Garzanti dictionary as “one of the most representative writers of the decade”, she was the youngest […]
Gianna Patriarca is an award-winning author of 11 books, poetry and short fiction. Her first book, Italian Women and Other Tragedies, is in its 4th printing and was runner-up for the Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award. Her work is extensively anthologized and adapted for screen. Gianna lives in Toronto.
Giulia De Gasperi
Giulia De Gasperi was born in Italy and has lived in Canada, Scotland and the USA. She is currently a freelance editor and literary translator working in English and Italian, and curates Collana Canada (Italian translations of Canadian literary works) for an independent Italian publisher. She is a member of the Writers’ Union of Canada, of […]
Ilaria Tuti lives in Gemona del Friuli, in the province of Udine. She has a degree in economics, has always had a passion for painting, and freelances for a small independent publisher in her spare time. She won the Gran Giallo Città di Cattolica literary prize for her short story The Pagan Child. Flowers over […]
Donatella Di Pietrantonio
Born in Teramo Province, Abruzzo, Donatella Di Pietrantonio completed her studies in the provincial capital, Aquila, and now lives in Penne. Her short fiction has been published by Granta Italy, and her novel, Bella mia, was nominated for the Strega Prize and won the Brancati Prize. A Girl Returned, her third novel, won the Campiello […]