Melania G. Mazzucco

Melania
G. Mazzucco

Melania G. Mazzucco has written nine novels, including Vita, which was awarded the prestigious Strega Prize and named a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice.

For Limbo, she was awarded the Premio Elsa Morante and the Premio Bottari Lattes Grinzane. Her many other honors include receiving the Viareggio Tobino Literary Award in 2011 (as writer of the year), the Premio Vittorio De Sica for fiction in 2012 and the Premio Ignazio Silone in 2013. She lives in Rome, Italy.

Photo Credit: Corine Veysselier

Melania G. Mazzucco has written nine novels, including Vita, which was awarded the prestigious Strega Prize and named a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice.

For Limbo, she was awarded the Premio Elsa Morante and the Premio Bottari Lattes Grinzane. Her many other honors include receiving the Viareggio Tobino Literary Award in 2011 (as writer of the year), the Premio Vittorio De Sica for fiction in 2012 and the Premio Ignazio Silone in 2013. She lives in Rome, Italy.

Photo Credit: Corine Veysselier

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