Maria Chessa Lai
Maria Chessa Lai (born 1922 in Monti, Italy, died 2012 in Alghero, Italy) was a poet writing in the Catalan Algherese dialect. She was three times winner of the Premio Ozieri awarded annually for the best new poetry written in a Sardinian minority language. As a bilingual poet she published her poems simultaneously in Algherese and Italian. The majority of her work was collected together and published in the volume La Mia Mar in 2005.
- La Mia Mar, Edes, Sassari, 2005 
- http://www.luigiladu.it/poesias/Elenco_poeti/chessa_lai_maria.htm Biography and poetry in original languages.
- http://fch.uniss.it/pen/Prizes/PortNimfeu.html Trilingual version of the prize winning Bay of Nymphs
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