Ada D’Adamo, the writer nominated for the 2023 Witch Prize just a few days ago for her very intense book “Come d’aria”, published by Elliot, died.
Ada D’Adamo, the writer nominated for the 2023 Witch Prize just a few days ago for her very intense book “Come d’aria”, published by Elliot, died. The writer was 56 years old. “Come d’aria” was presented by Elena Stancanelli. The writer had been ill for some years. The same book tells the story of a fifty-year-old mother who discovers she is ill and her daughter Daria, whose fate has been sealed since her birth due to a lack of diagnosis. A true story, the latest story of Ada D’Adamo, offered to the reader with an extraordinary sense of truth. The last presentation of the book was held right in her Abruzzo, on March 24 at the Museum of the People of Abruzzo in Pescara.
The publishing house Elliot published a few minutes ago a message on its social pages: “We are very saddened by the death of the writer Ada d’Adamo, who had published her marvelous “Come d’aria” with us a few months ago. It is difficult to find the right words, we embrace Alfredo and Daria tightly, and all people dear to her. “Will I end up dissolving in you? I’m Ada. I’ll be D’aria…””.
Who was Ada d’Adamo
Ada d’Adamo was born in Ortona in 1967. She moved to Rome, where she graduated from the introductory course of the National Dance Academy and graduated in Literature at La Sapienza University with a thesis on dance in video. For years she has been involved in columns, insights, research on the world of dance. You have produced and promoted shows collaborating with the Romaeuropa Foundation, the Italian Theater Body, the Theater of Rome, the MittelFest of Cividale del Friuli, the Teatro Mercadante Stabile of Naples and the Campania Association of Festivals.