Dario Diofebi was born in Rome, Italy in 1987. After a BA and an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Rome, he was a professional online poker player from ages 22 to 26.
After that, he was a traveling high-stakes live poker player for another three years, mostly based in Las Vegas. He quit the game to pursue writing and received an MFA from the NYU Creative Writing Program. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, and Rome.
Paradise, Nevada – 2021