Simona Baldelli was born in Pesaro and lives in Rome. Writer, actress and speaker, her first novel, Evelina e le Fate (Giunti, 2013), was finalist at the Italo Calvino Prize 2012 and winner at the John Fante Literary Prize 2013. Giunti published also Il Tempo Bambino (2014) and La Vita a Rovescio (2016), winner of the Città di Cave Caffè Corretto Literary Prize 2016. In 2018, the historical novel, L’ultimo spartito di Rossini (Rossini's Last Score) has been published by Piemme. Vicolo dell’immaginario (Sellerio, 2019) was finalist at Lugnano Literary Award 2019.