Melania G. Mazzucco Biography
Melania G. Mazzucco was born in Rome in 1966. She earned a degree in
Italian literature from La Sapienza University and a degree in cinema from the
Experimental Center for Cinematography. In addition to her novels, which include Vita, Lei Cos Amata, and Il bacio della Medusa, she
has written award-winning works for the cinema, theater, and radio. Vita was
awarded the 2003 Strega Prize, Italy's leading literary award.
This biography was last updated on 06/17/2011.
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