There was a crack in the wooden floor underneath the living room table. In fact, it had always been there. The split was barely noticeable, widening in the middle to form an oval, almost like an almond. Sara had looked at it many times but that day was different: the light touched it differently so […]
Of Italian descent, SCOTT BELLUZ received a Master’s Degree in vocal performance from The Royal Academy of Music (London) and is a devoted interpreter of Italian baroque repertoire and contemporary opera. As an Italian-to-English translator, Scott draws on a strong literary background along with years translating Italian libretti, prose, and poetry. He has translated novels by Luciano Funetta (Dalle rovine), Alcide Pierantozzi (L’inconveniente di essere amati) and his work has been published in the journal Your Impossible Voice.
So Much More
by Marco Angelini, translated from the Italian by Scott Belluz
Lara is over at my apartment. I made her linguine with homemade pesto and fried zucchini blossoms because I know she likes them. We ate lunch in the kitchen then moved into the living room which is also my bedroom. It’s big so everything fits. I showed her the window frame I’d painted a creamy […]