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Silvia Avallone


Silvia Avallone

Silvia Avallone is an Italian poet and novelist. This first novel --- published in Italy as Acciaio --- won second place in the 2010 Premio Strega and rights have been sold in fourteen countries. She is lives in Italy.

Antony Shugaar’s recent translations include A Pimp’s Notes by Giorgio Faletti, The Nun by Simonetta Agnello Hornby, Bandit Love by Massimo Carlotto, and Sandokan by Nanni Balestrini, for which he received an NEA translation fellowship. He lives with his family in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Silvia Avallone

Books by Silvia Avallone

by Silvia Avallone - Fiction

Anna and Francesca are on the brink of everything: high school, adulthood, and the edge of ambition in their provincial town. It's summer in Piombino, Italy, and in their skimpy bathing suits, flaunting their newly acquired curves, the girls suddenly have everyone in their thrall.