Pietro De Marchi
Member of the jury (2012-2018)
(1958) Pietro De Marchi studied at the Universities of Milan and Zurich, where he currently teaches Italian literature as a full professor. He is also an associate professor at the University of Neuchatel and a lecturer at the University of Bern. As an Author of numerous philological and literary studies, he has been interested in poets and prostuators from Italian Switzerland, in particular Giorgio Orelli and is currently running a project of the Swiss National Fund (SNF). From 2006 to 2011, he was a member of the board of foundations of Pro Helvetia. Also a poet, he has received various awards including the Schiller Prize in 2007.