Emmanuela Carbé was born in Verona in 1983. She is a research fellow at the University of Siena. She has written the books Mio salmone domestico (Laterza, 2013), L'unico viaggio che ho fatto (minimum fax, 2017) and many short stories. She was included in the anthology La terra della prosa. Narratori italiani degli anni Zero (1999-2014), published in 2004 by L’Orma editore, edited by Andrea Cortellessa. Her works have been translated into English and German. After winning the Premio Campiello Giovani in 2002, she is now a member of the jury selecting candidates for the same prize.