Mario Petrucci

MARIO PETRUCCI has translated modern and classical authors, including Montale, Neruda and Catullus. Heavy Water: a poem for Chernobyl (Enitharmon, 2004) secured the Daily Telegraph/Arvon Prize and was the basis of a celebrated film by Seventh Art Productions. Petrucci has been resident poet at BBC Radio 3 and the Imperial War Museum; he was recently shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award.