Antonella Lattanzi was born in Bari in 1979 and lives in Rome. She writes both novels and screenplays. She has published the novels Devozione (2010), Prima che tu mi tradisca (2013), Una storia nera (2017), Questo giorno che incombe (2021) and Cose che non si raccontano (2023). She has written many screenplays, including Fiore, directed by Claudio Giovannesi, Il Campione and Una storia nera (based on the eponymous novels) by Leonardo D'Agostini. She is a regular contributor to Corriere della Sera. Her books have been translated into several languages.