Goffredo Fofi, an essayist, a literature, drama and motion picture critic, is a preeminent figure in the
Italian cultural environment. His engagement focuses on the relationship between social reality and its artistic representation. He has contributed to the birth of landmark journals such as Quaderni Piacentini, La Terra vista dalla Luna, Ombre rosse, Linea d'ombra. He is editor of Lo Straniero, which he founded in 1997, and creator of Lo Straniero Award. Moreover, Fofi is editorial advisor and collaborates with Panorama, Internazionale and Film TV magazines.