Department of English

Professor Edward Carey wins Premio Fernanda Pivano Award for American Literature

Fri, July 8, 2016
Professor Edward Carey wins Premio Fernanda Pivano Award for American Literature
Fernanda Pivano

The Fernada Pivano Award is named after an Italian writer and translator who used her talents to promote the works of American writers in Italy by translating their works. She translated works by some of the most iconic American authors, including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, William Faulkner, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Bret Easton Ellis, David Foster Wallace, Chuck Palahniuk and Jonathan Safran Foer. 

The Award was established in 2009 and previous winners include Joyce Carol Oates, Erica Jong, Michael Cunningham, and Michael Chabon. 

Edward Carey's works include Observatory Manions, Alva and Irva: The Twins Who Saved a City, and The Iremonger Trilogy. 

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