Fois, Marcello 1960-

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Fois, Marcello 1960-

PERSONAL:

Born 1960, in Nuoro, Italy; married; children: two sons.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Bologna, Italy.

CAREER:

Writer.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Calvin Prize, 1992, for Picta; Scerbanenco Prize, 1998, for Sempre caro.

WRITINGS:

Meglio morti (novel), Granata (Bologna, Italy), 1994.

Picta, Marcos y Marcos (Milan, Italy), 1995.

Gente del libro: quattro francesi in Algeria, Marcos y Marcos (Milan, Italy), 1996.

Sheol (novel), Hobby and Work (Bresso, Italy), 1997.

Nulla: una specie di Spoon River, Il maestrale (Nuoro, Italy), 1997.

Sempre caro (novel), Frassineli (Milan, Italy), 1998, translation by Patrick Creagh published as The Advocate: A Sardinian Mystery, Harvill Press (London, England), 2003.

Gap (fiction), Frassinelli (Milan, Italy), 1999.

Ferro recente (novel), Einaudi (Turin, Italy), 1999.

Sangue dal cielo (novel), Il Maestrale (Nuoro, Italy), 1999.

Dura madre, Einaudi (Turin, Italy), 2001.

Piccole storie nere, Einaudi (Turin, Italy), 2002.

L'altro mondo (fiction), Frassinelli (Milan, Italy), 2002.

Ilaria Alpi, il più crudele dei giorni, Frassinelli (Milan, Italy), 2003.

Picta: paesaggi letterari con pittori, tele e soggetti, Frassinelli (Milan, Italy), 2003.

Tamburini: cantata per voce sola (libretto), Il Maestrale (Nuoro, Italy), 2004.

Shorter works include "Cerimonia," CLUEB (Bologna, Italy), 2000. Scriptwriter for Italian television programs.