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Alessandro Manzetti

Alessandro Manzetti (Rome, Italy) is a Bram Stoker Award-winning (and 7-time nominee) author, editor, and translator of horror fiction and dark poetry whose work has been published extensively in Italian, including novels, short and long fiction, poetry, essays, and collections.

English publications include his novel Naraka - The Ultimate Human Breeding, the collections The Garden of Delight, The Massacre of the Mermaids, The Monster, the Bad and the Ugly(with Paolo Di Orazio) and the poetry collections No Mercy, Eden Underground, War (with Marge Simon) Sacrificial Nights(with Bruce Boston) and Venus Intervention (with Corrine de Winter).

His story collection The Garden of Delight has been nominated for the Splatterpunk Awards 2018.

He edited the anthologies The Beauty of Death Vol 1, The Beauty of Death Vol. 2 - Death by Water (with Jodi Renee Lester) and Monsters of Any Kind (with Daniele Bonfanti), Splatterpunk Awards 2019 nominee.

His stories and poems have appeared in Italian, USA, and UK magazines, such as Dark Moon Digest, Splatterpunk Zine, Disturbed Digest, The Horror Zine, Illumen, Devolution Z, Recompose, Polu Texni, Nothing's Sacred Vol. 4, and anthologies such asSplatterpunk Forever, Best Hardcore Horror of the Year Vol. 2and Vol. 4, Bones III,Rhysling Anthology(2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), HWA Poetry Showcase Vol. 3and 4,The Beauty of Death Vol 1and 2, Mar Dulce, I Sogni del Diavolo, Danze Eretiche Vol. 2, Il Buio Dentro, and the forthcoming anthologies Midnight Under the Big Top(Cemetery Dance), Rhysling Antology 2019 andSorrow Anthology.

He is an HWA Active member, a former HWA Board of Trustees member, and lives in Trieste (Italy)

Website:www.battiago.com