Tim Parks, born 1954, is a British writer and translator. He is a lecturer at the IULM University of Milan where he teaches literary translation. In many of his novels and narrative works of non-fiction he has focused on life in Italy. Among his numerous translations from Italian are works by Moravia, Tabucchi, Calvino and Calasso. Parks is regarded as an expert on European intellectual history. He has won numerous literary prizes including the Somerset Maugham Award.
Participant of the European Literature Days 2016.