With Sicilian Author Marco Rizzo at Sabir Literary Festival in Catania!

This weekend I attended the Sabir Literary Festival in Catania and conversed with Sicilian Author Marco Rizzo on his latest children’s book “L’Immigrazione Spiegata ai Bambini.”  The festival focused on contemporary Mediterranean identity, culture and citizenship. Do you know what “sabir” was?  I would like to share with all of you an excerpt from the…

With Renowned Sicilian Author Simona Lo Iacono

Ciao a tutti.…a few weeks ago, I met with renowned Sicilian Author Simona Lo Iacono as she presented her latest novel “Le Streghe di Lenzavacche” and I shared the My Sicily journey in the USA and in Italy.  Her novel has been acclaimed by many and on book tour throughout Italy at this very moment.  …

With Italian Bestselling Author Simonetta Agnello Hornby

Buonasera Cari/Dear Readers…. Had the honor and privilege of meeting and conversing with Italian Bestselling Author Simonetta Agnello Hornby last night as she presented here in Sicily her latest novel “Caffe’ Amaro” and I shared the “My Sicily” journey in the USA and soon here in Italy…..  It was a beautiful cultural, literary and musical…

Love & Gratitude to my 38,000+ readers worldwide

Love & Gratitude to all of you, carissimi/dearest readers worldwide – this morning the pleasant surprise of being a community of more than 38,500 kind, loving, positive, supportive readers.  I look back at the beginning, the roots of this platform in 2012 to document the book tour of my first book, “My Sicily,” its journey…

My Sicily Postcard 18!

Buongiorno, Cari Lettori/Dear Readers with a poetic My Sicily Postcard 18! To purchase the entire collection go to http://www.paypal.com and pay to mignosafrancesca@gmail.com $30 for the USA and $25 for Europe (mailing included) GRAZIE for your support! The above article is copyrights of Author Francesca Mignosa, 2016.  Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express…

My Sicily Postcard 17!

A stunning view of Catania captured by my sister’s eye in My Sicily Postcard 17……as I philosophize on Mt Etna as a metaphor for Sicilian identity……. To purchase the entire collection go to http://www.paypal.com and pay to mignosafrancesca@gmail.com $30 for the USA and $25 for Europe (mailing included) GRAZIE for your support! The above article…

My Sicily Postcard 16 !

BUONGIORNO with My Sicily Postcard 16!   Have you ever eaten “ricci/sea urchins”??  They are so popular and a delicacy during Sicilian summers.  We love their shape, colors and fragrant Mediterranean sea salt scent secretly kept inside of them….perhaps just like superlative Sicilians….. I will continue to share the last 4 postcards of our collection…

My Sicily Postcard 15!

A zesty ….My Sicily Postcard 15!  We love to think that Sicily is the island of a thousand scents and colors….Did you know that “peperoncini” is the Italian name for red chili peppers while “pipalori” is the Sicilian version? Next week, we will share the last 5 postcards of our collection.   It’s $30 (mailing…

Sicilian Sisters Travel in La Gazzetta Italiana!

We are super excited to share that our travel company was featured in one of the leading Italian American Newspapers in the USA: La Gazzetta Italiana’s Travel Section (article below).  What a great way to kick off the month of September!  Grazie! The above article is copyrights of Author Francesca Mignosa, 2016.  Unauthorized use and/or…