La Brigantessa in Canada, U.S., and Italy

Jul. 4 2019
Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli
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Rosanna’s novel La Brigantessa (Inanna Publications, 2018) was awarded Gold for Historical Fiction in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards. She received her Gold Medal at the Awards Gala at the Copa Cabana in New York City in May. She attended and read at CanWrite2019 at UBC in Vancouver, where La Brigantessa was shortlisted for the 2019 Canadian Authors Association Fred Kerner Book Award. It is currently shortlisted for the 2019 Northern Lit Award, and it is a 2019 Finalist for The Miramichi Reader’s “The Very Best!” Book Award. It also won an International Book Award for Best Cover in June. Rosanna did a reading at a CAIS (Canadian Association for Italian Studies) Conference in Orvieto, Italy in June.