Enzo Di Pasquale – writer


Is an elementary school teacher, a writer, a journalist and a publicist.

He lives and works in Castellamare del Golfo (TP), Sicily.

Magic surrealism along with Sicily’s nature and its people are the sources of inspiration for his stories, especially the Zingaro Natural Reserve and Marettimo island where he taught for a year.


“IGNATIA” (published by Fazi). This novel won the “Best Emerging Author in Sicily Award” at the Messina Book Fair in 2011; was a finalist for the European Prize “Citta di Massa Carrara”; Fabrizia Gioia the jazz singer, used inspirations from it for one of her CDs.

Co-author of the collective novel ”Un’estate a Palermo” [“A Summer in Palermo”] (Published by Ernesto di Lorenzo).

In 2012 he published “Misteri,Ccrimini e Segreti della Sicilia” [“Mysteries, Crimes and Secrets of Sicily”] with Newton Compton, Rome.

In March 2013, the collective novel “Il libro delle vergini imprudenti” “[The Book of the Rash Virgins”] (Published by Navarra ) written with Beatrice Monroy, Elena Pistillo, Rossella Floridia, Adriana Iacono and Muriel Pavoni.

In June 2013, the novel “Un’isola chiamata Zingaro” [An Island Called Gypsy] (Published by Ernesto di Lorenzo ).

Other collective publications: “Le Riserve di Sicilia” [“The Sicilian Reserves”] (edited by  Arbor), “Le Perle Verdi della Sicilia” [“Green Pearls of Sicily”” (published by Arbor), “Piccole Storie di Due” [“Short Stories About Two”] (published by Battaglia).


From the 1970s to the 1990s he was a news correspondent for “Giornale di Sicilia” ; during the 1990s he worked as a correspondent for ANSA news agency and co-authored several articles on archeology in Sicily for an American newspaper for Italians called ” IL PROGRESSO “; he has been a news correspondent  for ” LA SICILIA “ since 1995.

Consultant for various television channels including: TELESCIROCCO, TELEGIORNALE DI  SICILIA, TELEOCCIDENTE, TELEJATO .

Contributing author to the Italian National magazine on education “Cooperazione Educativa” [“Cooperation in education”].

Consultant for Sicily on the documentary film “Niente Paura” ( Lumiere 2010).

Has been managing director for Retesei ; Telesei News ; Flash Sicily ; Gran Motel ; newspaper RAC.

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