Monica Acito was born in 1993. She grew up in Cilento, between the Calore gorges and the temples of Paestum.
She started writing as a child, and since adolescence has collaborated with print and online publications. After graduating from classical high school she moved to the historic center of Naples, between Forcella and Mezzocannone, and specialized in Modern Philology at the Federico II University. In 2019 she landed in Turin, where she attended the Scuola Holden. She was a member of the reading committee of the Calvino Prize and her short stories have been published in literary magazines and have won numerous prizes. She teaches humanities at middle and high school.