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Antonella Anedda

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Poet and essayist Antonella Anedda (Anedda-Angioy) was born in Rome to a Sardinian family. She studied in Rome and Venice. Her work comprises poems and essays, as well as translations, primarily of poetry (including authors such as Ovid, Philippe Jaccottet, Anne Carson, and Jamie McKendrick). Her collection Notti de pace occidentale won her the Eugenio Montale Prize in 2000, while her 2012 book Salva con nome received the prestigious Viareggio-Repaci Prize. Her latest book, Isolatria-Viaggio nell’ Arcipelago della Maddalena, was published in 2013. Anedda teaches at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. In 2014, she was awarded the Premio Pushkin for her poetic and essayistic oeuvre. 

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