Marcello Di Cintio
Award-winning travel writer
Marcello Di Cintio is the author of three books of travelogue including Walls: Travels Along the Barricades. Walls won the 2013 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, and was nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, and the B.C. National Award for Non-Fiction. Di Cintio has also been published in The Walrus, Canadian Geographic, The International New York Times, Condé Nast Traveller and Afar. Di Cintio is a former writer-in-residence with the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program and the Palestine Writing Workshop.