September 27

Grazia Deledda

Grazia Deledda (born September 27, 1871) (some say birthdate is September 28) Italian novelist, playwright; 1926 literature Nobel prize winner – La Madre (1920)

Read more about Grazia Deledda here

A seminar (Italian language) about Grazia Deledda here

Watch a short video about the importance of Grazia Deledda's writing

Josef Škvorecký

Josef Škvorecký (born September 27, 1924) Czech/Canadian novelist – Ordinary Lives (2010)

The Goodreads page for Josef Škvorecký here

Watch an interview of Skvorecky talking about socialist realism

Romano Scarpa

Romano Scarpa (born September 27, 1927) Italian animator and comic book story creator (Disney comics) – Uncle Scrooge Adventures (Walt Disney…) #38

Read more about Scarpa here

A tribute to Romano Scarpa