Antonio Koch was born in Bologna in 1976. He studied acting at Scuola di Teatro in Bologna and has been a member of Teatro della Rabbia company since 1993. He is author of short stories, poems, screenplays and theatre scripts. His works have been published by the independent publishers I figli belli and Smith & Laforgue Independent Press. Brute and Cute is his first text for children. He lives and works in Bologna.