Francesco Verso is a hardworking author and publisher tirelessly promoting the science fiction genre in Italy. Born in Bologna, in 1973, he has a major in Environmental Economics at the University of “Roma Tre” and worked at IBM (PC Division) until 2005, then for Lenovo until 2008. Since 2008 he has worked as a full-time writer/publisher of Italian Science Fiction. His novel Antidoti umani was a finalist in the 2004 Urania Mondadori Award. In 2009, he won the Urania Mondadori Award for his book e-Doll. In 2011, we wrote short stories like “Flush,” “90 Cents,” “Two Worlds” (published in International Speculative Fiction nr.5), and “Fernando Morales, This Is Your Death!” In the same year he finished his third novel Livido, which went on to win the Odyssey Award 2013 and Italy Award 2014 for best Italian Science Fiction novel. Livido, published in 2014 in Australia by Xoum with the title of Nexhuman is his first novel to be translated into English.