Aaron Maines is a freelance writer and literary translator based in Milan, Italy. He has written for a number of publications on both sides of the Atlantic, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The New York Times in the U.S., as well as Cartier Art
and L’Europeo in Europe.

Maines has translated books and essays by Umberto Eco, Oriana Fallaci, Elisabetta Dami (Geronimo Stilton), Tullio Kezich, Andrea De Carlo and others. In 2007, he was chosen to translate filmmaker Federico Fellini’s personal diary, The Book of Dreams.