Alessio Zanelli was born in 1963 in Cremona, northern Italy, where he still lives and works as a wealth consultant and patrimony manager. He has been writing English poetry since the early eighties and his work has appeared in numerous literary magazines from 13 countries. His fourth original collection, titled Over Misty Plains, was published in 2012 by Indigo Dreams Publishing (Devon), whereas the fifth one, titled The Secret Of Archery, is due out in 2019 by Greenwich Exchange Publishing (London).