Chiara Montenero

Chiara Montenero, born Rome 1956, achieved her bachelor’s degree in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ with a thesis on Arnold Wesker, entitled Arnold Wesker, la trilogia e il centro 42 (Arnold Wesker, The Trilogy and Centre 42). As a journalist she has written for newspapers including Cahiers d’Art, Il Giornale, La Stampa, Mercedes Magazine and Investire,and currently contributes to the Art, Culture and Entertainment section of the daily newspaper Il Tempo. She is the author of two collections of poetry, Angeli inascensore (Marsilio Editori, 1996) and Fragilità indistruttibili (Klimerik, 2009). Her screenplay adaptation of her short story, Noiseless Hotel, appeared on the Sky Culture channel in July 2010.