Valeria Parrella

Valeria Parrella was born in 1974 and lives in Naples, where she trained as a specialist in Italian Sign Language. Following the publication of her debut short story collection, Mosca più balena (Mosquito and Whale, Minimum Fax, 2003) she became widely regarded as one of Italy’s most exciting young authors, and is winner of Renato Fucini Prize 2005, and the Zerilli-Marimò Prize 2006 for Italian Fiction in the US.

Anthologies featuring Valeria Parrella

ReBerth: Stories from Cities on the Edge

Featuring short stories by twelve acclaimed writers from the Cities on the Edge, ReBerth explores these landscapes of change - the social tensions, the scars of war and economic decline, the attempts at regeneration, and the startling and sometimes unsavoury secrets of how these cities’ inhabitants thrive and survive.