Luca Tortolini

Luca Tortolini is a writer, screenwriter, and teacher. His first book, Le case degli altri bambini (The Houses of Other Children), received a special mention for the Opera Prima Award for Best Debut Book at the 2016 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Since then, he has also been named a recipient of the 2017 Janusz Korczak Prize and the 2021 Premio Andersen (Andersen Prize). For Edizioni El he has recently published together with Marco Somà the picture book Chi sa che cosa sia la felicità, lo dica (2024). He lives in Macerata, Italy.