studied foreign languages and English and Russian literature at the University of Pisa in Italy. She then spent several years in England teaching Italian and working as a translator. In 2010, she completed a second part-time Master’s degree in translation of postcolonial texts at the University of Pisa. She has published translations in various publishing houses and journals (Marsilio, Rizzoli, Humboldt Books, Casagrande). She is the managing director of the Babel Festival in Bellinzona.