Biography

A graduate of the UEA with a degree in English and American Studies, and an MA in Creative Writing, Trezza also has an MA in Film and Television Studies from the University of Derby. She has taught in various institutions and colleges and on Arvon writing courses. Her first novel, The Hiding Place, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. It has been translated into twenty languages. Remember Me, published in 2004, was shortlisted for the Arts Council Wales Book of the Year. Her most recent work, The Song House, is an exploration of the power of music on memory, and was adapted as a Woman's Hour Drama.

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Career History

Trezza Azzopardi is a Lecturer in Creative Writing and a graduate of the UEA Creative Writing MA.  She is the author of four novels, The Hiding Place, which was short-listed for the Booker Prize and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, Remember Me, shortlisted for the Arts Council Wales Book of the Year, Winterton Blue, which was published in 2007, and The Song House, published in 2010.  She teaches on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including the MA in Prose Fiction.

In 2015, Trezza was made a Fellow of the Academy of Wales.

All Publications

Azzopardi, T.

(2013)

The Tip of My Tongue,

Seren

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2010)

The Song House,

Picador

ISBN 9780330461030

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2008)

Maria, In the World,

in Fragments from the Dark.

Hafan Books

ISBN 9780954514747

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2007)

Winterton Blue,

Picador

ISBN 9780330493505

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2006)

The Body and the Senses,

in The Book of Lists: Football.

Cannongate Books

pp. 2-4

ISBN 1841957615

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2006)

Remnants,

in Don’t Know a Good Thing.

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

pp. 73-83

ISBN 9780747581833

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2005)

Cardiff Glowed,

in The Big Book of Cardiff: New Writing from Europe's Youngest Capital.

Seren Books

pp. 0-00

ISBN 1854113984

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2005)

Fran's Treasures,

in Childhood: An Anthology for Grown-Ups.

Seren Books

pp. 0-00

ISBN 9781854113788

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2004)

Remember Me,

Picador

ISBN 0330493469

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Azzopardi, T.

(2004)

Shorthold,

in Wales Half Welsh.

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

ISBN 0747566062

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

Contributor to Simon Pope's Memorial Walks project for the Waterlog Exhibition, details at
http://www.waterlog.fvu.co.uk/simonpope/

 

Contributor to The Literary Atlas of Wales. Details at:

www.literaryatlas.co.uk

 

Teaching Interests

Teaching Activities

  • I teach on both the MA and undergraduate Creative Writing Programmes.