Federico Federici is a physicist, a translator and a writer. He lives and works between Berlin and the Ligurian Apennines. His texts have appeared in «3:AM Magazine», «Jahrbuch Der Lyrik», «Raum», «Sand», «Trafika Europe», «Magma» and others. Most recent books: Dunkelwort (2015), translated into Catalan by Marta Vilardaga (Paraula de tenebra, 2018); Mrogn (2017, Elio Pagliarani Prize); Requiem auf einer Stele (2017); On a certain practical uncertainty (2018) dedicated to W. K. Heisenberg and the asemic album Liner notes for a Pithecanthropus Erectus sketchbook (2018), with a foreword by SJ Fowler. In 2017 he was awarded the Lorenzo Montano Prize for prose. His work appears on NationalPoetryMonth.ca.