Laura Accerboni was born in Genoa in 1985. Her poems have been published in several Italian and international magazines, among which Nuova corrente, Poesia, Steve, Capoverso, Italian Poetry Rewiew, Gradiva, Loch Raven Review, and Kluger Hans. She has published two poetry collections: Attorno a ciò che non è stato (Edizioni del Leone, 2010) and La parte dell’annegato (Nottetempo, 2016). Laura is the recipient of many literary awards, notably the Lerici Pea giovani (1996), Piero Alinari (2011) and Achille Marazza Opera Prima (2012). Her poems have been translated in several languages and she has been an invited poet to international festivals, such as Poetry International Rotterdam (the Netherlands); Felix Poetry Festival (Belgium); Struga Poetry Evenings (Macedonia), Poetas D(in)versos (A Coruña, Spain), Festival Babel de littérature et traduction, Chiasso Letteraria, Internationales Literatur Festival Leukerbad and Poestate (all of which in Switzerland), Poetry on the Road (Germany), and 10Tal / The Stockholm Poetry Festival (Sweden). In 2017, she presented her research work to the Universities of Cork and Dublin. She has been one of the poets selected for the Versopolis project, promoted by the European Union, since 2016.