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

A Lot of Silents

I was recently introduced to OpenCulture, a website that boasts “the best free cultural and educational media on the web”. Well, they certainly list heaps of excellent and very interesting content: ebooks, audiobooks, courses, MOOCs, language lessons, movies, teaching resources… but what really got me is their selection of 101…

Of Plays and Novels

Yesterday morning, over tea and seemingly out of the blue, my mother asked when am I going to write another novel. “I think you miss it. I think I even miss it myself. So, when are you writing a new one?” Which is, I’ll admit, a very good question. I…

Playing Games

Actually, one game. The one they play on the Shakespeare in Action Blog. They start from some outlandish sort of What if, such as What if Shakespeare ran a Halloween shop?, and then answer it by selecting and arranging speeches from all over the Canon… Here is the Halloween shop…

 
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