Claudia Durastanti (Brooklyn, 1984) is the author of four critically acclaimed novels. She writes for several literary supplements and is on the board of the Turin Book Fair. She is the Italian translator of Joshua Cohen, Ocean Vuong, Elizabeth Hardwick. Strangers I Know, a finalist for the Premio Strega in 2019 and a Pen Translates Award recipient, has been translated into twenty-four languages. She currently lives in Rome.