Massimiliano Chiamenti was an Italian poet and philologist.He lived in Bologna, where he taught at the "Liceo delle Scienze Sociali Laura Bassi and at the "Liceo Scientifico Leonardo Da vinci"".Since 1993, he published a number of collections of poems: Telescream, User-friendly, x/7, p't , Schedule, Maximilien, e, songs of being and not being here, 30 slide poems, rhythms 2003, le teknostorie, free love, adel & c., paperback writer evvivalamorte, and the collection of short stories Scherzi? . His poems, dark and humorous, have a narrative flow, are written as free verse, their main themes being same sex love, contemporary forms of neo-barbarism, and social marginality. He received from Edoardo Sanguineti the poetry prize "Città di Corciano" in 1995. Some of his poems appeared in the journals "Alias", "Argo", "Forum Italicum", "Gradiva", "Idioteca", "Italian Poetry Review", "mumble:" and "Semicerchio".