Pietro Albì

Pietro Albì

Pietro Albì Pietro Albì, pen-name for Pietro Albino Di Pasquale, is a screenwriter and writer born in Canzano, in the province of Teramo, Abruzzo, in 1979. After his studies at the free school of Cinema Azzurro Scipioni by Silvano Agosti in Rome, he writes texts for theatre, film and television and works on the scripts…

Marco Chiarini

Marco Chiarini

Marco Chiarini Marco Chiarini was born in Teramo in August 1974. He graduated in Scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino and then in Direction at the Experimental Centre of Cinematography in Rome in 2003. He began his career as a director with the feature film L’Uomo Fiammifero self-produced with the proceeds of…

Fabio Burzagli

Fabio Burzagli

Fabio Burzagli nasce a Piombino nel 1970, dove frequenta il liceo scientifico e studia pianoforte. Si laurea in ingegneria aerospaziale a Pisa nel 1997 e si trasferisce a Torino per lavorare sul design termico dei moduli della Stazione Spaziale Internazionale. Fra il 2004 e il 2007 fa il pendolare fra Torino e Cape Canaveral dove…

Stefano Chiapello

Stefano Chiapello

Stefano Chiapello was born in 1977. After college he worked as a social worker, shop assistant, call-center operator, caretaker in a sports facility, temporary teacher and musician, and in the recent years he has earned a living as an editorial translator. Lately he has lived between Turin, Barcelona, Manila and the Salento countryside. Instagram: @ilgrandemano…

Piero Ruzzante

Piero Ruzzante

Piero Ruzzante Nato a Padova l’11 giugno 1963 (lo stesso giorno in cui nel 1984 sarebbe morto Enrico Berlinguer), sposato con Lorena, ha tre figli. Laureato in Storia. Dal 1984 al 1988 segretario della Fgci di Padova. Dal 1985 al 1998 Consigliere Comunale a Padova, Assessore al Progetto città sane e politiche giovanili. Dal ’95…

Maurizio Raffaelli

Maurizio Raffaelli

Maurizio Raffaelli was born in 1954. He lives in Florence and he is an architect. In 2004, he published “Malignosamente” with Il Ponte Editore. This novel includes some poems he wrote when he was young – poems that Gianfranco Contini (a famous literary critic) appreciated so much that he presented them in the radio broadcast…

Valentina Nieli

Valentina Nieli

Valentina Nieli was born in Padua the year that The Rocky Horror Picture Show was released. Being a lazy person who hates low temperatures, she decided to move to Norway “because what hurts you attracts you, or at least that’s how it seems”. Her artistic production is mostly linked to photography. She won a photographic…

Tiziana Angilletta

Tiziana Angilletta

Tiziana Angilletta was born in Susa in the summer of 1980. She met with creative writing during a University seminar. She graduated in Education and she did an internship at the “Scholé Futuro Institute for the Environment and the Education”. It was here that she wrote book reviews for the magazine “.eco”. She worked for…

Andrea Maggi

Andrea Maggi

Andrea Maggi (1974) teaches literary subjects in secondary schools. He published three adult books with Garzanti: two historical novels (Morte all’Acropoli, 2014 and Il sigillo di Polidoro, 2015) both translated in Spain, and a thriller set in a country school (Niente tranne il nome, 2017). As a teacher, he became popular as one of the…

Matteo Poletti

Matteo Poletti

Matteo Poletti was born in Susa in 1979. He graduated in History of Cinema at the DAMS course of Turin. He worked for some online magazines that are about cinema and he published an essay about Blake Edwards called “Il tocco della pantera” (2010, ed. Il Principe Costante). In 2006, he had his debut as…

Lorenzo Mazzoni

Lorenzo Mazzoni

Lorenzo Mazzoni was born in Ferrara in 1974. He has lived in Paris, Hurghada, London, Sana’a, Istanbul. He is a novelist, a reporter and a non-fiction writer and has published several books: ; Un tango per Victor (Edicola Edicciones, 2016); Quando le chitarre facevano l’amore (Spartaco, 2015; Premio Liberi di Scrivere Award), Murder Time (meme…

Francesco Dominedò

Francesco Dominedò

Francesco Dominedò was born in Neuilly Sur Seine (Paris) in December 1965. He is a director, actor, screenwriter, and author. He began his career as an actor soon after graduating from drama school. He made his debut with Pasquale Squitieri. He took part in over 30 film and television productions with leading roles or as…

Marilena Renda

Marilena Renda

Marilena Renda was born in Erice. She lived in Rome, Palermo and Milan and now she lives in Bologna, where she teaches, writes and translates. She graduated in Foreign Languages and got a PhD in Italian Studies with a thesis about Judaism and literature in the twentieth century. She wrote essays about Giorgio Bassani, Primo Levi,…

Antonio Martini

Antonio Martini

Antonio Martini was born on April 30, 1973, in Montecilfone – a town with Albanian origins which can be found in the region of Molise. In 1992, he moved to Padua to study Law and it is right here that he developed a true passion for journalism and politics, a passion that caused him to…

Carlo Vanin

Carlo Vanin

Carlo Vanin was born in 1977  near Venice. He has studied Arts and Literature in Venice and is now a freelance graphic designer. Since 2009 he is part of the executive committee of the Sugarpulp literary movement, and is helping to organize the Sugarpulp Festival. Sincel 2010 he is an editor of the website Sugarpulp.it,…

Davide Golin

Davide Golin

Davide Golin writes for the Venetian newspaper Il Gazzettino, is a freelance translator, writes songs and sings with the rock band Diva. His first novel, Pablito mon amour, a coming of age novel, was published in April 2011 by No Reply and it has now reach its third edition. It has also been included in the…

Carlo Callegari

Carlo Callegari

Carlo Callegari, born in Padua in 1972, has always been fond of writing and music. From 2007 to 2009 he worked with the “intrecci d’arte” project, presenting some of his short stories during theme performances in the Milan area. Dazzled by the writings of Lansdale, Carlotto, Ammaniti and Gischler, he began to vary his writing…

Renzo Stefanel

Renzo Stefanel

Renzo Stefanel is a rock critic and author of several books. He writes for the daily Il Gazzettino, for www.rockit.it, www.xtm.it and “Duemila”. In 2004 he has co-authored the national TV program on Raidue “Eventi pop”. He is the reviewer of the monthly book critic column “Bookit” on Rockit. In the early 90’s he was…

Jessica Dainese

Jessica Dainese

Jessica Dainese grew up on the hills near Padua, where the most rock’n’roll event is to watch old men drink the first grappa of the day at the bar at 8 am. She is therefore forced, in her youth, to leave her hometown, to search for places more suitable to satisfy her hunger for rock:…