Alessandro GallenziAlessandro Gallenzi
nato a Genzano di Roma, da vent’anni vive e lavora a Londra, dove ha fondato le case editrici Hesperus Press e Alma Books (Independent Publisher of the Year 2013, Premio della Traduzione 2012). È autore di una raccolta di poesie, Bestiario moderno, Ars Poetastrica (2005), tre romanzi pubblicati in inglese e tradotti in altre lingue – Bestseller (2010), InterRail (2012) e The Tower (La torre, 2014) – una commedia (The Two Friends, con Peter Benson) e un libro per ragazzi, The Adventures of Pipì the Pink Monkey, illustrato da Axel Scheffler. Come traduttore, ha tradotto diversi classici della letteratura inglese. La sua traduzione de Il ratto del ricciolo di Alexander Pope ha vinto il Premio Speciale Biblioteca di Monselice nel 2010. Vive a Richmond con la moglie e i due figli.

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Alessandro Gallenzi
was born in Genzano (Rome), but he has been living and working in London for twenty years. He is the founder of Hesperus Press, Alma Books and Alma Classics, and the successor of John Calder at the helm of Calder Publications. As well as being a literary publisher with over fifteen years of experience, he is a prize-winning translator, poet, playwright, and novelist. His collection of poems, Modern Bestiary – Ars Poetastrica, was published in 2005 to critical acclaim. His satirical literary novel, Bestseller, was published in 2010, followed by InterRail in 2012, and The Tower in 2014. His verse translation of Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock won the Premio Biblioteca di Monselice special award in 2010. His articles have appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including The TimesThe Scotsman and The London Magazine. He lives in Richmond with his wife and two children.

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