Marco Arnaudo was born and grew up in Cuneo, Italy. He has a PhD in Italian Literature from the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, and a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University. Currently he is an assistant professor at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he regularly teaches classes about Baroque literature, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century theater, Italian immigration, detectives and spies in fiction, and history of the superhero genre.
Translated from Italian by Jamie Richards
Jamie Richards is a translator and editorial consultant based in Milan. Her translations include Igort’s Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks, Giovanni Orelli’s Walaschek’s Dream, Serena Vitale’s interviews with Viktor Shklovsky, Shklovsky: Witness to an Era, and her current project, Igiaba Scego’s novel Adua. She holds an MFA in translation from the University of Iowa and a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Oregon.