I LIVE ALMOST OUTSIDE MYSELF: WOUNDS, ECSTASY, EXCESS
Starting with the quote from the mystic Mechthild of Magdeburg, Lucia Tancredi, author of Jacopa dei Settesoli, la ricca amica di Francesco (Jacob of Settesoli, Francesco's rich friend) and one of the most promising poets on the Italian scene, along with Giorgiomaria Cornelio, author of La specie storta (The twisted species), discuss the concepts of wounds, ecstasy and excess in contemporary philosophy.
Lucia Tancredi teaches literature, and for publisher Città Nuova produced works about two mystics: Io Monica (I Monica) and Le confessioni della madre di Agostino e Ildegarda (The Confessions of Augustine's Mother and Hildegard). Passionate about the lives of others, her novels include Côté Bach, La vita privata di Giulia Schucht (The private life of Giulia Schucht), and L’otto (The eight), released by the Ev publishing house. She has also published travel and displacement accounts dedicated to the Macerata March, the Gargano, and Sferisterio of Macerata. Her latest book is Jacopa dei Settesoli, la ricca amica di Francesco (Jacob of Settesoli, Francesco's rich friend, Città Nuova, 2022).
Giorgiomaria Cornelio graduated from high school and is a poet, director, curator of the Edizioni Volatili (Volatile editions) project, and editor of Nazione Indiana (Indian Nation). She co-directed Trilogia dei Viandanti (Wayfarer Trilogy, 2016-2020). Her work has appeared in Doppiozero, L' indiscreto, Antinomie, Il pocket-size and others. She published La consegna delle braci (The delivery of embers, Luca Sossella publisher) and La specie storta (The twisted species, Tlon editions). He takes care of the artistic direction of the poetry festival I fumi della fornace (Fumes of the furnace).