Video recordings of Marco Candida at the 2009 UND Writers Conference.
Marco Candida was born in Tortona, Italy in 1978 and currently resides in Genoa. In the last year and a half, he has published three novels, La mania per l’alfabeto (Alphabet Mania) for the prestigious literary press, Sironi Editore (2007); Il diario dei sogni (Dream Diary) for Las Vegas Edizioni (2008); and Domani avrò trent’anni (Tomorrow I’ll be Thirty) for Edizioni Eumeswil (2008). His short fiction appears in numerous anthologies, including work most recently in Pronti per Einaudi and Il dizionario affettivo per la lingua italiana. In 2002, his work was chosen for the important anthology, Effetto globale. He has won poetry and fiction prizes, including Il premio Materia for best novella, and he was recently named a finalist at the prestigious Turin Poetry Festival.