Donato Carrisi is the Italy’s best-selling thriller author worldwide. Translated into 24 languages and published in 41 countries, his novels, published in Italy by Longanesi, have sold millions of copies. The Whisperer (2009) won the Bancarella prize in Italy, the Prix Livre de Poche and the Prix Polar in France. Other works include The Lost Girls of Rome (2011), The Hunter of the Dark (2014, winner of the Scerbanenco book prize), for which Sky Italia and FX America have purchased the rights and which will become an international TV series, The Woman
with Paper Flowers (2012) and The Vanished Ones (2013). Another novel, The Woman in the Fog (2015), will become a film directed by the author himself. Since 1999 he has written screenplays for film and television and he is a regular contributor to the top Italian daily newspaper “Corriere della Sera”. In association with Colorado Film he has recently founded “Gavila”, a new film and TV production company presented at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.