Matteo Bussola was born in Verona in 1971. He has written several books, all bestsellers: Notti in bianco/ Sleepless Nights, Baci a colazione/Kisses for Breakfast (2016), Sono Puri i loro sogni/Their Dreams are Pure, Lettera a noi genitori sulla scuola/A Letter about School to us Parents (2017), La vita fino a te/Life Until You (2018) and L’invenzione di noi due / The Invention of Us Two (2020), Violet and Blue (2021). He works with Repubblica’s Robinson and, together with Federico Taddia, has a weekly programme on Radio 24 on the role of today’s new fathers. A graduate in architecture from Venice, he is also a cartoonist and illustrator. He works with different publishers, both Italian and international. He lives in Verona with his companion, three daughters and three dogs.