Clizia Fornasier was born in the province of Treviso, Italy, in 1986. After graduating in Foreign Languages and Literature in Venice, she moved to Rome, where her childhood dream of becoming an actress came true. Her other passion has always been to invent and tell stories, so that, even after having achieved success as an actress, model and singer, she did not give up her desire to bring to life new worlds. The only way she can fall asleep is when she thinks about writing. The Lingering Sound of Waves is her first novel.