Claudio Morandini was born in Aosta, Italy, in 1960.
He wrote comedies for the radio, monologues for the theatre and several novels, among them Le larve (2008), Rapsodia su un solo tema – Colloqui con Rafail Dvoinikov (2010), A Gran Giornate (2012), Neve, cane, piede (2015), Premio Procida – Isola di Arturo – Elsa Morante, and Le pietre (2017). Like the latter, also Le maschere di Pocacosa, his first children’s book, released in 2018, and Gli oscillanti,  published in June 2019, tell unusual mountain stories.
His short stories and other works have been published in magazines or anthologies. He is translated into several languages.

Claudio Morandini is represented by the agency Otago (

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