Adria Bernardi received the 2007 Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Award to complete Small Talk, a translation of poetry written in the romagnole dialect by Raffaello Baldini. Her translations include Siren's Song, prose and poetry of Rinaldo Caddeo; Adventures in Africa, a work of nonfiction by Gianni Celati; and Abandoned Places, the poetry of screenwriter Tonino Guerra. She is the author of two novels, Openwork and The Day Laid on the Altar, which was awarded the 1999 Bakeless Fiction Prize, and a collection of short stories, In the Gathering Woods, which was awarded the 2000 Drue Heinz Prize. 

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  • Appeared in Poetry Magazine