WHO

ENGLISH BIO

ALESSANDRO RAVEGGI (Florence, 1980) teaches Modern Italian Literature at New York University, Florence campus and lives between his hometown and Mexico City, where he worked at UNAM University.

He published, among other books, the collection of short stories “Il grande regno dell’emergenza” (LiberAria, 2016), the novel “Nella vasca dei terribili piranha” (Effigie, 2012), the essays “Calvino Americano” (Le Lettere, 2012) and the first Italian introduction to David Foster Wallace (Doppiozero editions, 2014), the collections of poems “Nominazioni” (forthcoming, Ladolfi, 2016), “La trasfigurazione degli animali in bestie” (Transeuropa, 2011), and series of short stories for the Italian newspapers La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera. He was the curator of an anthology of Italian tales on Latin America “Panamericana” (La Nuova Frontiera, Roma,  2016) and is currently editor of TheFLR, the first Italian bilingual literary magazine in Italian and English, published by The Florentine Press (http://theflr.net/theflr).

He wrote stories and non-fiction for the Italian magazines “Minima&Moralia”, “Doppiozero”, “Alfabeta2”, “Carmilla”, “Club Dante”, “La Repubblica”, “Nazione Indiana”, “Nuova Prosa”, “The Towner”, “Corriere della Sera”, and poems for “Luvina”, “Poesia”, “Il verri”, “Versodove”, “Le parole e le cose”, “Nuovi Argomenti”, among others.

Literary Agent: Daniele Pinna / Agenzia Kalama  info@agenziakalama.it

 

Other references:

http://www.minimaetmoralia.it/wp/tag/alessandro-raveggi/

http://www.doppiozero.com/libro/david-foster-wallace

http://lapietra.nyu.edu/event/the-writers-season-i-la-stagione-degli-scrittori-i/

http://www.lanuovafrontiera.it/catalogo/liberamente/item/471-panamericana

http://www.thetowner.com/it/tacopedia-e-altre-indigestioni/