Claudio Pozzani/Italy, 1961
Claudio Pozzani (1961, Italy) is a poet, narrator, and musician. In 1995, Pozzani created the Genoa International Poetry Festival “Parole spalancate”, the oldest and largest poetry event in Italy of which he is still the director. He has also organized several poetry events in Europe and Japan. In 2001 he founded the House of Poetry in Genoa. As an author, his latest works are the CD/book (poetry and music) La Marcia dell'ombra, the anthology Spalancati spazi – Poesie 1995–2016, the DVD of the live reading-concert with the PoetOrchestra “La realtà della Speranza”. In 2019, the movie L'Anima nel ventre was shot on the basis of Pozzani’s poems by Fabio Giovinazzo.