Country of origin: Italy Europe Comics Publisher: BAO PUBLISHING (Italy)
Virginia Tonfoni is a journalist and comic book writer, born in Tuscany in 1978. She graduated with a degree in foreign languages and literature at the University of Pisa and then she moved to Barcelona to pursue a Master's in communications studies, after which she went to work in cinema and publishing for seven years. In 2012 she decided to go back to Livorno (Tuscany), where she now lives and works for several magazines. She has written articles for Il Manifesto, Il Fatto Quotidiano and the comics site Fumettologica. Violeta - Corazón maldito, created alongside Alessio Spataro and published by BAO Publishing in 2017 (Europe Comics in English, 2018), is her graphic novel debut.