Meet the Poet
Letizia Leone was born in 1962 in Rome where she lives and works. She has taught literature and history, and she currently teaches creative writing. She has published several books of poetry, including A few inches of light (2000), The Hour Mineral (2004), Health Card (2008), The Elementary Disgrace (2011), and Dragees Dirty (2013). She has edited many anthologies, including Red Chamber (Perrone, 2011), an anthologhy of erotic women's poetry. Her numerous awards include: Great Dictionary of the Italian Language S. Battaglia (UTET, 1998); New Writers, (Tracce, 1998 and 2002), Honorable Mention, Lorenzo Montano, (Anterem 2011); Award Finalist Nana-New writers for Europe (Avagliano, 2013). She can be found on both Facebook and myspace as well as here. Read.