Rosella Postorino

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Rosella Postorino
Rosella Postorino in 2019
Rosella Postorino in 2019
Born1978
Reggio Calabria, Italy
OccupationWriter and translator
LanguageItalian
NationalityItalian
Notable worksAt the Wolf's Table
Years active2004–present

Rosella Postorino (Reggio Calabria, 1978) is an Italian author. In 2013 she won the International Prize Città di Penne and in 2018 she won the Rapallo Carige Prize and the Premio Campiello.[1][2]

Life[edit]

Born in Reggio Calabria in 1978, Postorino was raised in San Lorenzo al Mare, Liguria. In 2002 she moved to Rome.

Postorino published her first story "In una capsula" in 2004 in the anthology Ragazze che dovresti conoscere. In 2007 she released her first novel, La stanza di sopra.[3]

Her 2018 novel Le assaggiatrici (At the Wolf's Table) won the 56th Campiello Prize[4], the Luigi Russo Prize[5], the Rapallo Prize[6] and the Premio Vigevano Lucio Mastronardi.

Postorino has also translated and edited works by Marguerite Duras.[7]

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • La stanza di sopra, Vicenza: Neri Pozza, 2007 ISBN 978-88-545-0165-2
  • L'estate che perdemmo Dio, Turin: Einaudi, 2009 ISBN 978-88-06-19625-7
  • Il corpo docile, Turino: Einaudi, 2013 ISBN 978-88-06-19664-6
  • Le assaggiatrici, Milan: Feltrinelli, 2018 ISBN 978-88-07-03269-1. Pulibshed in English as At the Wolf's Table, trans. Leah Janeczko, New York: Flatiron books, 2019 ISBN 9781250179142.

Nonfiction[edit]

Anthology[edit]

Translations[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La biografia di Postorino Rosella". wuz.it. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Intervista a Rosella Postorino". sulromanzo.it. 10 September 2009. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Rosella Postorino: il carcere dentro". letteratura.rai.it. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Premio Campiello, stravince Rosella Postorino". la Repubblica. 15 September 2018. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Premio Pozzale 2018, vincono Di Cesare, Falco e Postorino: migrazioni, assaggiatrici e lavori salvifici". gonews.it. 8 July 2018. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Rapallo: premio scrittrice, vince Rosella Postorino". levantenews.it. 4 August 2018. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  7. ^ "I docenti dei corsi di Oblique". oblique.it. Retrieved 6 April 2019.

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