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Maria Ardizzi
Maria Ardizzi is a Canadian author who writes and publishes in Italian. Two of her novels have been translated into English: Made in Italy and Women and Lovers. She was born in 1931 in Leognano (Teramo) Italy. After she finished her studies in Rome she moved to Toronto with her husband in 1954. For many years she was involved with the Italian community in several cultural activities especially the printing of books and other material. She has been writing fiction in Italian for many years and has published short stories and articles in many newspapers and magazines. Her first novel, Made in Italy (1982) won the Ontario Arts Prize and was published in English translation with the same title.

Books by Maria Ardizzi

Made in Italy Women and Lovers