Paola Cognetti is an Italian actor who was born on January 17, 1978. He is currently 45 years old.
Paola Cognetti was born in Milan and concerning education, he studied Mathematics at the University of Milan. However, in 1999, he graduated from the Civica Scuola di Cinema of Milan.
From then, Paola Cognetti dedicated himself to the making of documentaries of a social, political and literary nature at least for a decade. He was the writer behind the story Making Order in 2003.
The story won the Subway-Literature Award. In 2004, Paola Cognetti published three collections of short stories. These three collections are Bestselling Girls Guide(2004), A Little Thing About To Explode(2007) and Sofia Always Wears Black (2012). Paola Cognetti also wrote 2014’s Fishing in the deepest Pools, which is a meditation on the art of writing short stories inspired by Am…
Between 2014 and 2016, Paola Cognetti frequented New York and he worked on a series of documentaries on American literature. In 2010, he published New York is a window with Curtains and it was followed in 2014 by All My Prayers They Look West.
It must be noted that Paola Cognetti loves to live in the mountains, in particular the Aosta Valley. He spent his childhood summers in the valley and subsequently returned there when he was 30 years old.
He released his first novel, The Eight Mountains was released in 2016 and sold in 30 countries even before it was published. He won the Strega Prize 2017, the Prix Medicis etranger , The English Pen Translate Award, the Premio Itas as well as the Grand Prize of the Banff Mountain Book Competition.
Based on his experience in the Himalayan mountains, Paola Cognetti published Senza Mai Arriving at the top, a travel story in 2018.
He also worked on the novel The Wolf’s Happiness in 2021. Paola Cognetti has been involved in the organization of the three editions of The Call of the Forest, which is a festival of art, books and music in the mountains.
Paola Cognetti’s Parents
Details about the parents of Paola Cognetti are yet to be updated.