Michelle Lovric 

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Michelle Lovric writes, reviews and contributes to travel and historical features about Venice. She also maintains her own archive of historical illustrations of Venice. To commission an article or an interview please contact her literary agent Victoria Hobbs at A.M. Heath www.amheath.com

She blogs regularly on writing and other subjects at the Scattered Authors’ Society website An Awfully Big Blog Adventure and contributes frequent diary pieces on daily life in Venice to the English Writers in Italy website.

Michelle Lovric contributed three pieces on
modern-day life in a floating city to Oxygen Books’ latest volume in their successful City-Pick series. City-Pick Venice, edited by Heather Reyes, has a foreword by Jeff Cotton of the Fictional Cities website.  (Publication date: November 4, 2010).

For editorial,
Michelle Lovric often works in collaboration with the acclaimed photographer and stylist Debbie Patterson, who took the photographs on this page. They are copyright © Debbie Patterson. To use them contact her at  debpatterson@btinternet.com

Possible features:
Cats of Venice
Unusual Shops in Venice
Restaurants in Venice
A Tale of Two Markets (Borough in London & Rialto in Venice)

Ten Good/Secret Things to Do in Venice

Christmas in Venice

Sample travel article: Sweet Venice

London Times online review of  The Siege of Venice by Jonathan Keates and The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt

Review in Australian literary magazine Meanjin of The Seven Ordeals of Count Cagliostro, The Greatest Enchanter of the Eighteenth Century by Iain McCalman www.meanjin.unimelb.edu.au
The article is not available online at the magazine's site but it's here.

Independent on Sunday online review of Lucia in the Age of Napoleon by Andrea di Robilant

Michelle Lovric has been interviewed and served as a panellist on various BBC programmes. Her subjects include the history of correspondence – particularly women’s letters and love letters, poetry, female wit, and, of course, Venice.

Some sample broadcasts:

Michelle Lovric discussed holy anorexia and convent life in Venice and Peru with Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour, to mark the publication of The Book of Human Skin in April, 2010.
BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour – The Book of Human Skin

Lara Corner spoke to the Venetian writer, Barbara Zolezzi, but first met the author of Carnevale Michelle Lovric in the Calle Malipiero outside the house in which Casanova was born.
BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour – Casanova

Michelle Lovric, whose novels Carnevale and The Floating Book were both inspired by and set there, believes that Venice is the most feminine city in the world.
BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour – Venice


For permission to use any written material please contact my literary agent
Victoria Hobbs at www.amheath.com



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