Nadia Nicoletti (Vigolo Vattaro 1957), lives in her native village in Trentino. She has been an elementary school teacher since 1975, and a gardener. At school she teaches the children to cultivate a garden and take care of plants, of the environment and little animals. Next to teaching she has a passion for roses, she grows rare kinds and participates in international exhibitions. Since 2006 she has a column on the website "www.ortidipace.org", in which she talks about children's adventures among cabbages and zucchinis. In 2009 she published the successful "L'insalata era nell'orto" and in 2011 "Lo sai che i papaveri".
(photo: © Festivaletteratura)