*Lidija Kjareli je italijanska pesnikinja i umetnica. Član je književno-umetničkog pokreta Immagine & Poesia, koji je pokrenula 2007. godine u Torinu zajedno sa ćerkom velškog pesnika Dilana Tomasa. Takođe je vajar i kolažista. Njeni književni radovi su prevedeni na nekoliko svetskih jezika i objavljeni u preko 150 književnih magazina i časopisa. Koordinator je proslave dana Dilana Tomasa u Italiji. Svoje književne radove objavljuje na italijanskom i engleskom jeziku i objavljuje ih u brojnim italijanskim i međunarodnim književnim časopisima, blogovima i portalima. Dobitnica je mnogobrojnih književnih i umetničkih nagrada širom svetu.
Louisa Calio Louisa Calio is an internationally published, award winning author, whose work has been translated into Russian, Italian, Sicilian and Korean. In 2016 her poem “Sky Openings” won “Words of Gold” in Agrigento, Sicily. She won first prize for her poem “Bhari” from the City of Messina, Sicily, an International Poetry Competition 2013,was a2013 Finalist for Poet Laureate of Nassau County, NY, formerly Director of the Poets and Writers Piazza for Hofstra’s Italian Experience for 12 years, founding member and Executive Director of City Spirit Artists, Inc. New Haven, Ct. and an activist in the arts internationally, She is currently on the Advisory Board of Arba Sicula an organization devoted to Sicilian culture. She was honored at Columbia/Barnard with Alice Walker, Ruth Beta Ginsberg, and others, as a Feminist Who Changed America 2nd Wave, won the 1978 Connecticut Commission of the Arts Award given to individual writers, the 1987 Women in Leadership Award for her contribution to Arts development in Connecticut. She holds a BA with special honors in English from SUNY Albany and a Masters from Temple University. As an independent scholar who studied with Robert F. Thompson at Yale, in African Art and Religion and others, she lives in the USA and Jamaica WI where she writers and exhibits her photography.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_Calio and Facebook. Her latest book Journey to the Heart Waters is published by Legas Press.
Daniela Feltrinelli was born in La Spezia, in the magnificent Gulf of Poets.
Since her youth she has used the written words as means of introspection and personal expression, publishing poems in anthologies of her area.
In 2018 she wrote the collection of poems Isole vicine, almost entirely dedicated to the small islands of Palmaria and Tino and to the sea, a continuous source of great inspiration for her.
The book, published by Agorà&co, has received many awards and mentions in national and international literary competitions.
In 2020, in full lockdown, she published her second book of poetry, L’incanto dell’onda (Helicon editions).The book is divided into five sections: Nature, People, Seasons, Travel, Humanitarian Emergencies. Some of the poems have already been awarded in different competitions and the book is among the finalists in the International Prize City of Sarzana.
The author believes that poetry is the safest place to store feelings and emotions.