Patrizia ValdugaPatrizia Valduga (born May 20, 1953 in Castelfranco Veneto) is an Italian poet and translator.
She was born in Castelfranco Veneto in the province of Treviso. She studied medicine at the University of Padua, but after three years transferred to the Ca' Foscari University of Venice where she received a degree in literature. Valduga established the monthly literary magazine ''Poesia'' and served as its director for a year. She also contributed to other publications including ''la Repubblica''.
Some of her poetry reads like theatrical monologue and several of her works have been adapted for the stage.
She has translated works by Donne, Molière, Mallarmé, Shakespeare, Kantor and Beckett into Italian.
Valduga lived with the poet Giovanni Raboni in Milan. Provided by Wikipedia