Laura Giacalone is an Italian journalist based in Rome. She works as a contributing editor and translator for a number of bilingual art magazines, academic journals and publishing houses. She was the editor-in-chief of the Italian quarterly Filmaker’s Magazine and lived in London for two years, where she worked as a writer and editorial assistant for Phaidon Press, contributing to the three-volume book Phaidon Design Classics (2006). She has translated into Italian the American novels Paper Fish (Pesci di carta, Nutrimenti, 2006) by Tina De Rosa and Shattered (La finestra sul bosco, Fanucci, 2010) by Karen Robards, and a variety of academic papers, screenplays, feature articles and advertising campaigns for international publishers and multinational companies. Her world is made of words, and she loves it.