Image © Luca Bellumore

Location: Italy

Published by Héloïse Press

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Erica Mou

Erica Mou (Apulia, 1990) studied Literature, Publishing and Journalism at the University of Bari. She is an Italian singer-songwriter with numerous international awards. Thirsty Sea is her debut novel. Erica wrote this book in the kitchen of her rented accommodation in London.

Translated by Clarissa Botsford, who grew up in the UK and holds degrees in Modern Languages and Comparative Education. Clarissa has translated numerous authors from Italian, including Elvira Dones, Viola Ardone, Alessandro Baricco, Concita De Gregorio, Sacha Naspini and Lia Levi. She lives in Rome.