Mariadonata Villa (Italy, 1977), poet and translator, teaches in Modena, where she lives.
Her debut collection, The Siege (2012) was shortlisted for the Carducci Prize.
Some of her work as a poet and a translator was featured in-print reviews such as ClanDestino, Atelier, versodove, besides a number of on-line publications, and in the Swiss-published edition of the anthology “Davanti agli occhi c’è un ponte”. She is currently working on her second poetry collection.
She has written about theatre, art, photography, also serving in the Board of Fondazione Fotografia (presently FMAV) for three years, and translated the books Deep enough for Ivorybills by James Kilgo and Lapsed Agnostic by John Waters.
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