Moreno Giovannoni

Moreno Giovannoni was born in San Ginese, and grew up on a tobacco farm in north-east Victoria. He is a freelance translator, and his writing has been published in Island, Southerly and The Saturday Age and his essays 'The Percheron' and 'A Short History of the Italian Language' were included in The Best Australian Essays in 2014 and 2017. Moreno was the inaugural winner of the Deborah Cass Prize. The Fireflies of Autumn is his first book.