Marco Peano was born in Turin in 1979. He works as an Italian fiction editor for Einaudi. He writes for “Tuttolibri - La Stampa”. He has edited books including Paura, the autobiography of Dario Argento (Einaudi, 2014) and L’età adulta è l’inferno, the letters of H.P. Lovecraft (L’orma Editore, 2018). His debut novel, L’invenzione della madre (minimum fax, 2015), was also published in France, and won the Premio Volponi Opera Prima and Premio Libro dell’Anno, hosted by radio programme Fahrenheit on Radio 2. His last novel is Morsi (Bompiani, 2022).