(Trento, 1958) He is an agronomist and lives between Paris and Trento. He has published the collections of short stories Di solito mi telefona il giorno prima (il Saggiatore, 1996), Autismi (Sottovoce, 2010), Avventure (Senzapatria, 2011) and, with Marino Magliani, Zoo a due (Perdisa, 2013). His novels are Tritolo (il Saggiatore, 1999), Anatomia della battaglia (Sironi, 2005), Sacrificio (Pequod 2008, Italic 2013), all translated in french, and Cielo nero (Gaffi, 2011). For the theatre he wrote the monologue Dispatrio (Nerosubianco, 2013), and edited the adaptation of Sacrificio (produced by the group Stradanova – Slow Theatre and by the Centro Servizi Culturali S. Chiara di Trento, 2013) and of Cielo nero (Sipario BIS, www.sipario.it). He is editor of the collective literary blog Nazione Indiana (www.nazioneindiana.com).