Pieri, Lorenza


Lorenza Pieri (1973) spent her childhood on the Isola del Giglio. She studied in Siena and Paris. She has worked in publishing for fifteen years (Einaudi, minimum fax). One of her short stories appeared in the anthology Roma Capoccia (Deriveapprodi, 2005) and she has published a memoir, Molto grossa, incredibilmente vicina. Un anno con la Concordia sotto le finestre, (doppiozero, 2013). She is also a literary translator (Einaudi, Marsilio, minimum fax, Ponte alle Grazie). After living and working in Rome for twelve years she has temporarily moved to the United States with her husband and two children. Her first novel Lesser Isles was published in 2016.