Luca Benassi was born in 1976 in Rome. His first collection of poems In the Sidelines of History was published in 2000 followed in 2005 by his second collection The Glories of the Grey His poems are included in the anthologies and have been published in specialized literary magazines He is also present on the web. He also translates poetry into Italian He edits the page dedicated to the feminine poetry in the monthly magazine Noidonne, writing about the most prominent feminine figures of contemporary poetry. He is one of the editors of Anthology of Contemporary Erotic Poetry He is a partner of the Art Gallery Atelier Inquadro in Rome, where he looks after the relation between poetry and art. Luca Benassi lives and works in Rome.