Rosa Maria Vinci was born in Martina Franca, an industrious and characteristic city in the province of Taranto. Fashion designer, laboratory technician and affirmed entrepreneur in texile sector, poet for passion she has published the two bilingual syllabus “In Bilico” and “Passo passo” and she’s present with her writings in national and international anthologies. With some vernacular writers of the Living Room of Cultural Recovery she has founded the “Academy of Cutezze” for the protection and dissemination of local dialect of which she is currently president. Traveling and drinking the beauty and peculiarities of the world is her passion. Nevertheless she loves return to Martina Franca where she finds refuge and where her hearth lives.
Fatima lives in a social context where “freedom” is only an unpronounceable word, being the daughter of the Albanian people, hostage of a dictator. The enterprising girl tries to overcome the many obstacles due also to be a woman and to find a way to live a dignified life as a teacher. During a labor camp she discovers that Qamail is the boy who refused to marry her and to submit to the tradition of arranged marriages. Her life was greatly shaken by the emigration of her three sons to Italy. When her husband dies, she also moves away, but her dream is to return to her roots.