Born in Cagliari in 1967, Clelia Farris graduated in psychology with a thesis on epistemology. Appreciated by both readers and experts of the genre, she's considered one of the best Italian Science Fiction authors. She won the Fantascienza.com Award with "Rupes Recta", the Odyssey Award with "Nessun uomo è mio fratello" and the Kipple Award with "La pesatura dell'anima", set in a ucronic Egypt. In 2012 she published "La giustizia di Iside", inspired by the same futuristic Egypt as "La pesatura dell'anima". In 2015 she published the short story "Chirurgia creativa", included in the anthology Tomorrow Stories 2. Finalist at the Urania Mondadori Award in 2016 with "Uomini e Necro", some of her stories have been published in the best Italian and international magazines such as Robot, Fantasy Magazine and Strange Horizons / Samovar.
Her English short stories collection, "Creative Surgery" has been published by Rosarium Publishing with the translation of Rachel Cordasco and Jennifer Delare.