Chiara Prezzavento

About me

I’m a published historical novelist and playwright in Italy, and a reviewer for HNR – as well as an avid reader. Now I’m trying my hand at historical fiction and theatre in English.

From my website

Small Regrets

Back in the day, when it came to my Erasmus year, I really meant to chose – and could have chosen – Cambridge. Then I let my supervisor talk me into choosing Cardiff instead. And mind, I was happy in Cardiff, and the scholarship there covered a full academic year…

The other Birthday Boy

A little Kit Marlowe, today. First, Andrew Dickson’s nice article from The Guardian, tracing parallels with Shakespeare, and suggesting the What-if every Marlowe enthusiast worth the name must play at least once – and no, it has nothing to do with Kit and Will being one and the same. Then…

Other People’s Books

Once upon a time, years ago, I sat in a railway waiting room in Nantes, France,  reading a life of Henri de la Rochejaquelein as I waited for my train. I was so absorbed in my book, in fact, that it took me a while to notice someone crouched right…

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