Adriana Trigiani: Biography

Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani who was born in an Italian family in Big Stone Gap, Virginia became to be the world renowned author. She made to the best-selling author’s list in The New York Times, Barnes and Noble, Publishers Weekly, USA Today and Indie Booksellers. Her father was in garment business and her mother was a librarian. Adriana started her career as a news reporter at the age of 15.

The news reporter job made Adriana realise that she was interested in writing for theatre. Adriana Trigiani started making big as an author. Her debut novel, ‘Big Stone Gap’ was a huge success following which the novel was made a movie and it was directed by none other than Adriana herself. The movie made rounds as a huge blockbuster and it was selected as the # 2 romantic comedies of 2015 and also as a top-grossing film of that year directed by a women.

Adriana’s other major hits include, ‘The Shoemakers Wife’, ‘the Valentine Trilogy’, ‘Lucia, Lucia’ and ‘Don’t Sing at the Table’. Almost all her works have received recognitions from around the world. Her books have been translated and sold across 36 countries. Adriana is a recipient of the Appalachian Heritage Writer’s Award and was nominated for the Library of Virginia Fiction three times.

Apart from writing, Adriana has been a guest speaker at New York University and The New School for Social Research. She was a regular face in the NBC’s Today show for 15 years. Adriana has been praised both as an author as well as a producer for television series.

USA Today rightly calls her, ‘The Reigning Queen of Women’s Fiction’. Adriana Trigiani currently lives in Greenwich Village with her husband, daughter, a cat and a dog.