Antonella Anedda (Anedda-Angioy) is the author of six volumes of poetry as well as numerous books of essays and translations from classical as well as modern poets. Born in Rome in 1955 to a Sardinian family, the island and the archipelago La Maddalena feature often in her work, some of which is written in Logudorese. She is a lecturer at the University of Lugano. Salva con nome received the 2012 Viareggio-Repaci Prize. Others among her books have won the Montale, Dedalus, Dessi, Naples and Pushkin prizes. In 2014 Bloodaxe Books published Archipelago, a selection of her work, translated into English by Jamie McKendrick. Her most recent book of poems is Historiae.