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Wendell Ricketts

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Wendell Rickettsis a translator, writer, and editor. In addition to The Wrong Door: The Complete Plays of Natalia Ginzburg (U. Toronto Press), an early version of which received the PEN American Center Renato Poggioli Prize for translation, he is the translator of Woman Bites Dog: The Mafia's War on Italian Women Journalists; Twenty Cigarettes in Nasiriyah: A Memoir; Trilobites: The Back To The Past Museum Guide; various Giovannino Guareschi stories in the “Don Camillo” series (Pilot Productions); and, with Giuseppe Iacobaci, La Canzone di Orfeo by David Almond, a finalist in 2019 for both the Mare di Libri Prize and the Orbil Prize for young adult literature.

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