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country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: Italian
educated at: Tor Vergata University of Rome
occupation: writer, astronomer, science fiction writer, astrophysicist
Licia Troisi (born 25 November 1980 in Rome) is an Italian fantasy writer.Her first published book was Nihal della terra del vento (Nihal of the Wind land), published in 2004. This is the first book of a fantasy trilogy entitled Cronache del mondo emerso (Chronicles of the Emerged World). Later, she embarked on a second trilogy, Le guerre del mondo emerso (Wars of the Emerged World) and Le leggende del Mondo Emerso (Legends of the Emerged World). She sold about 900,000 copies in Italy, which currently makes her the best-selling Italian fantasy writer. Her works have been translated into other languages, including German, Lithuanian, French, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian.
Resident in Rome, Licia Troisi also works in astrophysics at the Italian Space Agency. She graduated in physics with a specialization in astrophysics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Troisi was married in April 2007 and in December 2009 her daughter Irene was born.
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