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Veronica Raimo meets the Italian Cultural Institute of Cairo
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Veronica Raimo meets the Italian Cultural Institute of Cairo

Categories: Culture and creativity -Literature and Publishing
One of the finalists for the Premio Strega 2022 meets the Egyptian readers.
Veronica Raimo Zoom
Veronica Raimo Zoom

On 20 June, the Italian Cultural Institute of Cairo presents an online meeting with writer Veronica Raimo, candidate for the Strega Prize with her novel ‘Niente di vero‘ (Nothing True).

Veronica Raimo was born in Rome in 1978. She has written the novels: ‘Il dolore secondo Matteo’ (Minimum Fax 2007), ‘Tutte le feste di domani’ (Rizzoli 2013) and ‘Miden’ (Mondadori 2018), published in the UK, USA and France. In 2019 he wrote the book of poems ‘Le bambinacce’ with Marco Rossari (Feltrinelli). His short stories have appeared in several anthologies and magazines, both in Italy and abroad. He co-wrote the film ‘Bella addormentata’ (2012) by Marco Bellocchio. He is involved in cultural journalism for several newspapers.

He has translated from English, among others: Francis Scott Fitzgerald, Octavia E. Butler, Ray Bradbury.

An excerpt from the novels nominated for the 2022 edition of the Strega Prize is available as a preview within the ‘Strega da leggere / Strega da ascoltare’ project, downloadable at this link.

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