Trezza Azzopardi

Trezza Azzopardi (1961, E) was born in Cardiff to a Maltese father and a Welsh mother.  She studied creative writing at the University of East Anglia, and currently works as a lecturer there.  Her first novel, ‘The Hiding Place’, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2000.  Her novel also won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and was also shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.  As well as novels she also writes short stories, and readings for BBC radio. Her books have been translated into 17 languages.  Azzopardi currently lives in Norwich, in the east of England.


  • The Hiding Place, Picador, 2000
  • Remember Me, Picador, 2003
  • Winterton Blue, Grove Press, 2007
  • The Song House, Picador, 2010

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