Giuseppe Catozzella


Country: Italy

One of Italy’s most popular contemporary writers, Giuseppe Catozzella has published across multiple literary genres, including plays, short stories and novels. His novel Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid, dealing with the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, sold more than half a million copies in 40 countries and won the prestigious Premio Strega Giovani.

Salah satu penulis kontermporer asal Italia yang paling populer, Giuseppe Catozzella telah menerbitkan karya sastra lintas genre, termasuk naskah drama, cerita pendek, dan novel. Novelnya yang berjudul Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid, yang mengisahkan krisis yang dialami para pengungsi di Laut Mediterania, terjual lebih dari setengah juta kopi di 40 negara dan memenangkan penghargaan bergengsi Premio Strega Giovani.

Appearing in

Main Program | Beacon of Hope: The Human Experience of Conflict

The story of refugees is one of survival, transformation, and triumph. Max Rosochinsky and Oksana Maksymchuk fled Ukraine right before the outbreak of the war. Giuseppe Catozzella’s book Don’t Tell Me …


Special Event | Journeys: The Uncharted Voyage

Sip on jewel-coloured cocktails in Boliche, Ubud’s hidden, lamp-lit bar, while savouring tapas and the words of Giuseppe Catozzella, nominated UN Goodwill Ambassador and acclaimed Italian novelist, Joao Morgado, award-winning …