Alessio Torino published his first work of fiction, Undici decimi (Pequod), winner of the Bagutta Debut Novel Prize in 2010. He later published three novels for minimum fax: Tetano (2011, Premio Lo Straniero, Premio Tropea), from which the short film La storia di Stefano, da allora detto Tetano, directed by Chiara Malta, was drawn; Urbino, Nebraska (2013, Premio Subiaco Città del Libro, Premio Speciale Metauro, Premio Alassio finalist); and Tina (2016, published also in Germany by Hoffmann und Campe). In 2020 he published Al centro del mondo for Mondadori, winner of the Premio Mondello 2021. Alessio Torino is the director of the literary festival Urbino e le Città del Libro and teaches Latin Literature at the University of Urbino.
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