Chandra Livia Candiani

Chandra Livia Candiani (Milan, 1952) has published several books of poetry and a book of fables. In 2001 she won the Premio Montale, and her most recent book received the XXVI Camaiore Premio Letterario in 2014. She is a translator of Buddhist texts from English into Italian and teaches poetry workshops in elementary schools, homeless shelters, and AIDS hospices.