Vantseti Vasilev was born in Radomir. He graduated from VHTI-Sofia, where he defended a dissertation. Pursued by the security authorities as the son of a repressed Belene concentration camp prisioner, he emigrated to Italy in 1988. From the end of next year he lives and works in New York. He is the author of the books "The Seeds of Fear", "Trains of Rome" (translated into German and presented at the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair) and "The Stories of the New York Library". Member of the editorial board of the 1991 Cross Cultural Communication New York.