Joseph Denize is a novelist and scriptwriter who is passionate about English literature and wrote his doctoral thesis on the creative imagination in the works of William Blake and James Joyce. He co-wrote two scripts for a short movie, Wait a Minute (1983), and a movie (La Vie de Château). His first critically acclaimed novel, Quand on parle du Diable [When we speak of the Devil] was published in January 2020. Joseph Denize lives in Florence, Italy. I am Darkness is his second book published in France.