Francesco Tomada was born in Udine. He studied biology and biochemistry in Trieste, now he lives in Gorizia and works as high school teacher. He started writing in the early nineties, and since then he took part to several readings and live performances. His poems appeared in various literary magazines in Italy and abroad, and they've been translated in more than ten languages.
His first book, titled “L'infanzia vista da qui”, was published in 2005 and won the Literary Prize Beppe Manfredi for the best debut in 2007. His second book, titled “A ogni cosa il suo nome”, was published in 2008, and the third, named “Portarsi avanti con gli addii” [Anticipating the Farewells], in 2014.
In Bulgaria was published from Scalino in 2016 his anthological book of poems “Questo è il mio tempo” [This is my time] translated into Bulgarian by Aksinia Mihaylova and Emilia Mirazchiyska.
A bilingual his book of poems titled “Non si può imporre il colore di una rosa” was published in Italy in 2019 from Carteggi Letterari with the Greek translations by Evangelia Polymou.