Born in 1962 in Vigevano, he now lives and works in Pavia, where he is Associate Professor of Chemistry, carrying out research in inorganic nanochemistry applied to the biomedical field. He has been published by Theoria, Pequod, Edizioni Ambiente, Fernandel and since 2002, by Feltrinelli. He published Madre nostra che sarai nei cieli, Atomico Dandy, African inferno, Romanzo per signora, Una commedia italiana, La chimica della bellezza and the recent Nel giardino delle scrittrici nude. He has written short stories for anthologies, dailies and paper magazines and for Feltrinelli's Zoom series. He works with Tuttolibri, La Stampa literary supplement, focusing on Italian fiction.
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