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 Claudio Comini lives in Brescia where he has been looking after libraries since 1989. Since the day he completed his philosophy studies he has devoted himself to children’s literature with the help of Orazio Minneci. In 2002, he won the Bancarellino Prize with the comic novel Le ventisette valigie di Ennesimo Quaranta . This year he came second at the Arpino Prize (Bra) with the humorous detective story Philippe Gratin ha le ore contate. Today he is also the artistic director for Oblomov, a literature festival promoted by the City of Gardone Val Trompia (Brescia). In 2003, 2005 and 2011 he was present at the Festivaletteratura of Mantua. With the project "le fiabe del Jazz" edizioni Curci, got a special mention at the Alberto Manzi Prize.