Arturo Vivante

Arturo Vivante was born in Rome in 1923 and grew up in Italy, England, and Canada. He earned a medical doctorate from Rome University in 1949, but left his medical practice in the mid-1950s when his short stories began to be published. Seventy of his short stories have appeared in the New Yorker. He has published two novels, five short-story collections, and a book of poetry. Vivante has received numerous awards, including a Fulbright, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an award from the American...See more