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Nino Ricci (born 23 Aug 1959) is a Canadian novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. He was born in Leamington, Ontario to Italian immigrants, Virginio and Amelia Ricci, from the province of Isernia, Molise.
Total Books: 33
Ricci received a B.A. in English literature from York University, Toronto in 1981 and a Master's in Creative Writing from Concordia University, Montreal in 1987. Ricci has travelled in Europe and Africa, where, in Nigeria, he taught English literature and language in a high school for two years.
Ricci's first novel Lives of the Saints was a great critical and commercial success. It won the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the 1990 Governor General's Award for Fiction and a Betty Trask Award.
Ricci served as one of the directors of PEN Canada from 1990-96, and as president during 1995-96. He was the writer-in-residence at the University of Windsor for the 2005-06 academic year.