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Maria Attanasio
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Maria Attanasio lives and writes in her native city, Caltagirone, Sicily. She is the author of five books of poetry, five of historical fiction, one of utopian fiction, and two of literary and social criticism. Her latest historical novel, La Ragazza di Marsiglia (2018), has so far won six literary awards, among them the prestigious Manzoni prize. (updated 10/2020)

AGNI has published the following work:

(Letter to a Dead Lover)
by Maria Attanasio
Translated from the Italian by Lisa Mullenneaux
AGNI 92 Print Only
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