Il vento trascina, 1° classificato Premio del mare Marcello Guarnaccia

Winning a prize is always an honor, winning this prize “Marcello Guarnaccia Sea Award” honors me even more, since the person to whom it is dedicated was a scholar and lover of the sea and its ecosystem, a careful observer of the sea as ” art »of creation. Moreover, from Sicily to Naples, the sea unites and goes beyond all boundaries … “seafarers” we are, … Continua a leggere Il vento trascina, 1° classificato Premio del mare Marcello Guarnaccia

There Is a Meaning in Writing

No, I cannot say whether or not my writings are successful, I do not care, because what, today, is successful in appearance, very often follows a line of clichés and repetitions that do not belong to me in any respect. I am not interested in success, but in dialogue, in confrontation, in criticism, in reflection. I get a little scared when I get superficial compliments … Continua a leggere There Is a Meaning in Writing

The Story of One Is the Story of Everyone

… I answer… A gentle reader of “Don’t Climb Over That Wall” tells me about the strong but engaging pain she felt in reading me, of her not being able to do without “feeling part of it even though she did not experience or directly know someone who has experienced a history like that. I read them in the newspapers and followed them on television, … Continua a leggere The Story of One Is the Story of Everyone

Books Are Never Only Words

Writing, today, is not easy because everyone wants to write no matter what the meaning of what they say, the truth about their stories and reflections, the consistency between writing and life. This is a drama for those who in writing put that spirit, protected and never lost, that speaks about freedom and honesty, dignity and care of the voices they are telling about as … Continua a leggere Books Are Never Only Words