Raffaella Massari was born in Lecce in 1962 and has lived in Milan since 1980, after studying law she dealt with real estate and events. For several years she has taught in a primary school and is the author of poetry texts, aphorisms, short stories and nursery rhymes for children. Her works have received several awards, including the Ossi di Seppia 2018 Special Prize and the First Prizes at literary competitions: Territori 2018, Il Sublime 2018, and Liliana Segre 2018. Poems and aphorisms are present in various anthologies and magazines including Euterpe n.27 and the Encyclopedia of contemporary poetry Mario Luzi Vol.6 / 2015 and Vol.8 / 2018. Her first poetic collection "The hidden point" will be published in January 2020 by Puntoacapo Editori.