2017 Programmes

Viola Di Grado

Viola Di Grado

ITALY

Viola Di Grado was born in Italy in 1987. Her first novel, 70% Acrylic 30% Wool, won the prestigious Campiello First Novel Award and was published in ten countries. Her second novel, a finalist for the 2016 Pen Literary Awards, is a meditation on the subject of death called The Hollow Heart.

Supported by Embassy of Italy & Istituto Italiano di Cultura.