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Davide Camparsi (translated by Michael Colbert)

Davide Camparsi was born and lives in Verona, Italy. From 2013 he began participating in literary competitions by winning the XIX Trofeo Rill, and again in 2015 with a story afterwards translated into Spain and South Africa. Later he won several more short fiction competitions and a dark poem was included in the HWA Horror Poetry Showcase Volume III. About thirty stories and novels have appeared in print and in ebooks. This year he has published two books: L’angelo dell’Autunno, a dark fantasy novel; and Tre di nessuno, a noir-pulp story.

Michael Colbert is a recent graduate of Bowdoin College, where he studied Italian and Spanish. Michael loves horror films (his favorites are Candyman and Rosemary’s Baby, and he’s a coffee addict (his favorites are Costa Rican and Ethiopian). Currently, he is teaching English at a high school in Japan. He has a background in writing between fiction study, interning at Rhode Island Monthly, and writing for student magazines and his travel blog, Misadventures with Michael, for over three years. His work has appeared in magazines such as The Worcester Journal, Orion, and Germinal.