Marco Erba lives in Milan where he teaches Italian literature in high school. His first novel, Fra me e te, was published by Rizzoli and won the Premio Città di Cuneo amongst other prizes. His second novel Quando mi riconoscerai came out in March 2018. His writing takes inspiration from his students and the stories of their lives they share with him. He is married with three children.
2020 is a very prolific year for Marco Erba. He publishes a novel (Città d’argento – Silver City, Rizzoli), a collection of testimonies from the covid-19 pandemic (Ci baciamo a settembre – Let’s kiss in September, Rizzoli) and a non-fiction title (Insegnare non basta – Teaching is not enough, Vallardi).