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

Weekly (Radio)Drama

Ah, the good old Beeb! Look under Podcasts and Downloads, and you find this page, where you can download or listen to a new radiodrama every week, to “exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio.” A new episode is uploaded every Friday, and is…

Dead And Living Ned

I came across John Masefield in what I suspect is the usual way: through his Salt-Water Ballads. It was by sheer serendipity that I happened to read Sea-Fever just as I was researching my Ink and Salt Water play… The contrast between the yearning in the poem and the unsuccessful…

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…

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