Trezza Azzopardi was born in Cardiff, UK. She is a graduate of the Creative Writing Program
at the University of East Anglia and is an external examiner for Creative and
Cultural Studies at Norwich School of Art and Design.
Her first novel, The Hiding Place, published in 2000, is the story of a Maltese family living in Cardiff during the 1960s. It won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for both the Booker Prize for Fiction and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (for fiction). The Hiding Place has been translated into 14 languages. She has since written three more novels, Remember Me, Winterton Blue, and The Song House, published in 2010. Trezza Azzopardi lives in Norwich.
This biography was last updated on 09/19/2010.
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