Marcello Fois

Italian, 1960-

Marcello Fois was born in Sardinia in 1960 and is one of a gifted group of writers called “Group 13,” who explore the cultural roots of their various regions. He writes for theater, television, and cinema, and is also an acclaimed novelist. His other books include The Advocate and Memory of the Abyss. In 1992 he was awarded the Italo Calvino prize.