Mario Azzopardi

Mario Azzopardi (1944-2022) is one of Malta’s foremost literary luminaries: poet, author, art critic, theatre director. He was one of the founders of Moviment Qawmien Letterarju in 1967, and was the pioneer of avantgarde literature in Malta. A prolific and acclaimed author, in his lifetime he also produced work for stage, radio, television, led the Malta Drama Centre and was a longtime columnist in numerous newspapers.

[ adapted from HELA’s Directory of Maltese Writers ]