Luca Giordano was born in 1985 in Moncalieri near Turin and studied script-writing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia at Rome’s International Film Academy. He is the author of short films that are shown at Italian and international festivals. He wrote the film script for »Il Terzo Tempo« (2013; tr. The Third Time), which premiered at Venice Film Festival. His first novel »Qui non crescono i fiori« (tr: No Flowers Grow Here) was released in 2013.