Daniela Sacerdoti is an Italian-born schoolteacher and writer who has lived in Scotland for over ten years. She was born in Naples and raised in a small village in the Italian Alps, and she studied Classics at the University of Turin. Her great-uncle was the renowned Italian writer Carlo Levi.
Sacerdoti’s debut novel Watch Over Me was published in 2011 and has been very successful, receiving great reviews and impressive sales. Her children’s book The Really Weird Removal Company was a runner-up in the 2011 Kelpies Prize. It has since been published by Floris Books with the new title Really Weird Removals.com.
Daniela Sacerdoti now lives near Glasgow with her husband and two sons, and is continuing work on a trilogy of young adult novels called The Sarah Midnight Trilogy. The first novel in the series, Dreams was published in 2012 with Tide following in 2013.