Antonella Anedda

2014 Edition

Winner for the Literature section

Antonella Anedda (Anedda Angioy) currently lives in Rome where she graduated in literature with a thesis in the history of modern art. She and she is Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford. She teaches courses at the University of Italian Switzerland. His first book of poetry Winter Residences published by Crocetti with a preface by Arnaldo Colasanti has been the subject of critical recognition by Italianists such as Peter Hainsworth and poets such as Amelia Rosselli. The second volume of poetry Western Peace Nights which is awarded the 2000 Montale Prize confirms her work as one of the most important in Italian poetry. His latest book of poetry Salva con nome was awarded, among others, the Viareggio-Repaci prize in 2012 and the "Pushkin" International Prize in 2014. Among the essays published: The life of details (Donzelli, 2009), La luce delle things (Feltrinelli, 2000) and Isolatria (Laterza, 2013). Translations and variations from classical and modern poets, particularly Russian, are collected in the volume Nomi distanti (1998) A volume of verses, Historiae, will soon be published by Einaudi. The anthology, Archipelago (Bloodaxe, U.K, 2014) translated by poet Jamie McKendrick won the John Florio Prize, 2016.