Diego Marani

Diego Marani works as a senior linguist for the European Union in Brussels and writes columns for various European newspapers about current affairs in Europanto, a language that he invented. He has written a short story collection in Europanto and seven novels in Italian, including the highly acclaimed New Finnish Grammar. His upcoming novel, God’s Dog, will be published in 2014. Marani presents The Last of the Vostyachs, which won two literary prizes in Italy and tells the story of young Ivan, who becomes the last remaining speaker of the mysterious Vostyach language when his father is murdered in front of him.

Events Diego Marani was involved in


    Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 12:00 PM

    Diego Marani, Abdellah Taïa and Rui Zink weigh in on contemporary literature in Europe.