Daniele Mencarelli (Rome 1974) is a poet and novelist. His latest collection, published in 2019, is Tempo Circolare (collected poems 2019-1997. His first novel La casa degli sguardi, Mondadori (Volponi prize, Severino Cesari first work prize, John Fante first work prize) is from 2018. Tutto chiede salvezza, his second novel, was released in 2020 and won the Strega Giovani Award. Sempre tornare closes an ideal autobiographical trilogy that began with La casa degli sguardi.