Valentina Meloni

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Born in Rome in 1976, since 2007 she has lived between Umbria and Tuscany.. She has published for poetry: Le regole del controdolore (Temperino Rosso, 2016), Eva (Edizioni Nosm, 2018), Alambic (Progetto Cultura, 2018), with Giorgio Bolla Corrispondenze da un mondo increato – epistolario poetico (La Vita Felice, 2018). The numbered plaquettes: Nei giardini di Suzhou, with sumi-e paitings by Santo Previtera (FusibiliaLibri, 2015), Il Fiore della Luna, Leggenda di Rosaspina haiku poems (La linea dell’equatore, 2018) and Suite della solitudine illustrated by the artist Rosario Morra. The bilingual collections: Nanita (Otata’s Bookshelf, 2017), Enso: Haiku Yoti (Nausicaa 2019), Usei, il suono della pioggia (forthcoming); the illustrated fairy tales: Storia di Goccia, Nanuk e l’albero dei desideri. The collection of short stories and haibun Ippocampo – Prose poetiche e Reminiscenze (Ilmiolibro, 2020).
Her texts have been translated into English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Bulgarian and appeared in blogs, magazines and international newspapers. In 2017 she founds and still directs the international aperiodic magazine of Haiku Komorebi ni nureru. She writes in other literature and culture magazines and on her site: n a n i t a