Listed in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, 2016
Elena Ferrante was born in Naples. She is the author of seven novels: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, The Lost Daughter, and the quartet of Neapolitan Novels: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child. Frantumaglia, a selection of interviews, letters and occasional writings by Ferrante, will be published in late 2016, as will an illustrated picture book, The Beach at Night. Elena Ferrante is one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors.
Ann Goldstein is an editor at the New Yorker and a recipient of the PEN Renato Poggioli Translation Award.
‘What has Ferrante taught you about writing?’ Read Penny Hueston’s interview with Sandra Ozzola, Elena Ferrante’s editor and publisher.
Read Elena Ferrante on her choice to remain anonymous, in the London Review of Books.
‘Who is the real Italian novelist writing as Elena Ferrante?’ The Guardian examines the writer’s choice to remain anonymous.
‘We’ve grown accustomed to finding the true meaning of books in the histories of their authors, in where they were born and how they grew up, in their credentials or refreshing lack thereof. Forget the intentional fallacy; ours is the age of the biographical fallacy.’ Dayna Tortorici, n+1
Visit the individual book pages for more reviews, interviews and features on Elena Ferrrante and her work.
Elena Ferrante’s weekend column in the Guardian