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  • Greece

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  • United States

    Chantel Acevedo

    Chantel Acevedo was born in Miami to Cuban parents. She is the author of A Falling Star (Carolina Wren Press, 2014), winner of the Doris Bakwin Award; and, Love and Ghost Letters (St. Martins,...
  • Simonetta Agnello Hornby was born in Palermo in 1945. Her bestselling debut novel, La Mennulara, published in Italy by Feltrinelli in 2002 and subsequently published in twelve languages, was the...
  • Italy

    Milena Agus

    Milena Agus was a finalist for the Strega and Campiello prizes, and was awarded the prestigious Zerilli-Marimò prize for Mal di petra ( From the Land of the Moon). It is her first novel. Agus...
  • Salwa Al Neimi was born in Damascus, Syria. Since the mid-seventies, she has lived in Paris, where she studied Islamic Philosophy and Theatre at the Sorbonne. She has published three volumes of poetry...
  • Turkey

    Ahmet Altan

    Ahmet Altan, one of today’s most important Turkish writers and journalists, was arrested in September 2016 and is serving a life sentence on false charges. An advocate for Kurdish and Armenian minorities...
  • France

    Daniel Arsand

    Daniel Arsand was born in Avignon in 1950 and currently works as an editor with Éditions Phébus in Paris. He is the author of several novels, including The Land of Darkness, winner of the Prix...
  • United States

    Nick Arvin

    Nick Arvin’s first novel, Articles of War (Arrow, 2006), was named one of the best books of the year by Esquire, The Independent, and several US publications. It won the Rosenthal Foundation...
  • Shokoofeh Azar moved to Australia as a political refugee in 2011. She is the author of essays, articles, and children’s books, and is the first Iranian woman to hitchhike the entire length of the...
  • Alessandro Barbero is the author of The Battle: A New History of Waterloo (Atlantic Books), Other People’s Wars, winner of the Strega Prize for Fiction, and The Eyes of Venice (Europa,...
  • Alessandro Baricco, loved by readers worldwide for his innovative take on magic realism, his atmospheric novels and memorable characters, is one of Italy’s bestselling and most acclaimed authors.
  • Fabio Bartolomei was born and lives in Rome. He’s a writer, a screenwriter, and a teacher of creative writing. His debut novel was Alfa Romeo 1300 and Other Miracles (Europa, 2012) and with...
  • Austria

    Alex Beer

    Alex Beer was born in Bregenz, Austria and studied archeology. She now lives in Vienna. The Second Rider is her first novel.
  • Bénédicte Belpois lives in Besançon, where she works as a midwife. She spent her childhood in Algeria. Suiza, her first novel, was written during a long stay in Galicia.
  • Tonino Benacquista was born in France in 1961. He is a screenwriter, cartoonist, dramaturge, and the author of four crime novels published by Bitter Lemon Press, among them Holy Smoke. Benacquista...
  • Argentina

    Miguel Benasayag

    Miguel Benasayag is a philosopher and psychoanalyst. Born in Argentina, during the dictatorship he suffered incarceration and torture. He now lives in Paris. One of the founders of the cultural...
  • Kobby Ben Ben, born in Ghana, spends his time reviewing books as well as curating books for his African Book Club, Ghana Must Read. His eccentric Instagram book blog. @bookworm_man, has caught...
  • Stefano Benni is widely considered one of Italy’s foremost novelists. His trademark mix of biting social satire and magical realism has turned each of his books into a national bestseller. His many...
  • Born in 1953 in the Black Sea coastal city of Batumi, Levan Berdzenishvili is the author of numerous books and essays on Ancient Comedies, Modern Society and Latin. After the collapse of the Soviet...
  • Piero Boitani is one of Italy’s most renowned philologists and literary critics. An expert on ancient myths, medievalist, and Dante scholar, he is currently Professor of Comparative Literature at...
  • Italy

    Carlo Bonini

    Carlo Bonini is a staff writer at the Italian national daily, La Repubblica.
  • Fernand Braudel (1902 – 1985) was a French historian and a leader of the Annales School. Braudel has been considered one of the greatest of the modern historians who have emphasized the role of...
  • Russia

    Alina Bronsky

    Alina Bronsky is the author of Broken Glass Park, The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine, named a Publishers Weekly ’s Best Book of the Year, Just Call Me Superhero and Baba...
  • South Africa

    Karin Brynard

    Karin Brynard is a former political and investigative journalist and uses her research skills and eye for detail to fascinating effect in Weeping Waters. She is, today, one of Penguin South Africa’s...