Claudio Morandini was born in Aosta in 1960. After years of writing radio plays, he moved on to theatre monologues, among which Ostriche [Clams] and Una romantica donna del Nord [A Romantic Northen Lady]. Claudio Morandini then published three novels, Nora e le ombre [Nora and the shadows] (2006), Le larve [The Larvae] (2008) and Rapsodia su un solo tema – Colloqui con Rafail Dvoinikov [Rhapsody on a unique theme. Conversations with Rafail Dvoinikov] (2010). In 2011, he wrote the short story Il sangue del tiranno [The Blood of the Tyrant] for the Inchiostro rosso collection of the publisher Agenzia X. In 2012, with the novel A Gran Giornate [At much days], Morandini has become the first Italian author published by Tam Tam, the fiction collection of the publisher Edizioni La Linea, Bologna.
Elsewhere, his short story Le dita fredde – The Cold Fingers was brought out in the bilingual anthology Santi: Lives of Modern Saints  (Baltimora, 2007), while Fosca, another short story, was included in Nero Piemonte e Valle d’Aosta. Geografie del mistero [Black Piedmont and the Aosta Valley: Geographies of the Mystery] (2010) and Cupio dissolvi in Prendi la DeLorean e scappa (2015).
In 2014 the author wrote for the singers Marta Raviglia and Manuel Attanasio the libretto of Gli Oscillanti. Other works have been published in magazines or are available online.
Morandini also has a blog, Iperboli, ellissi (ombrelarve.blogspot.com), which deals with books, among other things, and collaborates with the blog Letteratitudine, for which he has hosted forums on music and literature, and with the online magazines FuoriAsse, Diacritica and Zibaldoni e altre meraviglie.
At the end of 2015 the Editions Exòrma of Rome publish the sixth novel, Neve, cane, piede [Snow, dog, foot].
Claudio Morandini is represented by the agency Otago (www.otago.it).

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