Pasquale Asprea (born July 20, 1963, Genoa, Italy). Trained in civil engineering and humanistic naturopathy. Haiku and tanka published in national and international journals, newspapers, and radio and TV programs since 2013. Won First Place in the Concorso Letterario La stanza di Erato international poetry competition, First Place at the Premio Letterario Gustavo Pece, Fourth in the Cascina Macondo International Haiku Contest in Italian (2017), and Highly Commended in the Santōka International Haiku Contest. Listed among the European Top 100 Most Creative Haiku Authors 2016–2019. His haiku collection is Nuvola vagante (2020). Resides in Genoa.