Palma Mingozzi is a self taught artist and writer, born in Luxembourg. She moved to the United States at the age of twelve and lives in Staten Island, New York. It is due to her enjoyment of reading that she began writing her own verses of poetry, this and her melancholy for her European tradition led her to begin writing Italian poetry. She has produced the following books with Irda Edizioni in Italian, Un’altro Oceano, Trofeo, Brucio di Te, Il Quartetto Poetico (anthology), Il Sentiero delle Muse (anthology), Librando L’anima (anthology), Alda Nel Cuore (anthology), Erasmo Serretti, Studies on Chromotherapy, translated from Italian to English, Io l’ho incontrato cosi, by Daniela Straccamore .
Her poetry books in English are Emotional Upheaval and The Entitlement of the soul and most recently Always in Love.
She is currently President of the South Shore Artist Group, has established and organized many local exhibits. Held a writers group in 2015 at the Dongan Hills Library and has been interviewed on radio and Staten Island Community Television. She has discussed poetryon radio shows in Canada, Italy and New York. She had a poetry presentation for Teenage Book fest at Barnes and Noble. Currently she is the host on community television for Artists with a message and interviews singer songwriters and artists.
She is President of South Shore Artist Group and just recently created The South Shore Writers Group. In 2017 she will publish, Spirito Libero an Italian poetry book based on her love for life and living and Always in Love, a bi lingual, love poetry book and is in the process of translating Christian Verdesca’s book, poet and publisher with Irda Edizioni “Andy Warhol, between desire of the infinite and consciousness of death. This year, she will be exhibiting at Swan Day at the Art Lab, at the Conference House Park, Biddle House, Westerleigh Fair, The Fall Art Fair at the Art Lab and Richmond Town Fairs, is included in two Indian Anthologies, and Turkey, and will be presenting poetry at the Staten Island Libraries. Her work can be found on www.palmamingozzi.com and www.southshoreartistsgroup.com.