Francesco Aprile (Lecce, Italy) is a freelance journalist, visual poet, and essayist. In 2010, he became a member of the literary movement New Page Narrativa, founded in 2009 by Francesco Saverio Dòdaro. Currently, he is the director of this movement. In April 2011, he founded the group Contrabbando Poetico, which disseminated a manifesto. He is the co-founder of the magazine Utsanga (founded in 2014 with C. Caggiula).