He lives in symbiosis with the water that he always considered the best therapy.
His passion for writing starts as a teenager when writing letters to his friends that often became intense life tales. As a university student he was the redactor of Il Pungolo-The Goad, a Sicilian student journal against the criminality that fought to create awareness against the mafia among young people. In 1985 the day after a terrible mafia attack in Trapani, when he was 19 he wrote a touching ballad in dialect about the slaughter and the need to fight. The ballad has been set to music and performed during many events against the mafia, it was then published with its translation in Italian in the book “Fermate quel giudice”-“Stop that judge”, di M. Struffi e L. Sardi.
He was chief and presenter of the news program of Tele Sprint, a Sicilian local TV station, before the start of social networks. After a long break, in august 2009 he went back to writing and created a new story to tell. Taking inspiration from a childhood memory related to his father’s family he wrote a well-constructed novel with a strong plot. A first draft titled Sono io che vi chiamo – It’s me calling you received a special mention of the jury at the 39th International literary Award of Poppi, in Tuscany in 2014. Different publishing houses are currently examining the unpublished manuscript.
“Scritto sulla pelle e altre storie umane”-“Written on the skin and other human stories” is a collection of 11 of these tales that have been strongly revised and two new ones. It was published in September 2022.
His Instagram account @giampieromont has more than 12k followers, it promotes the Sicilian territory through professional luminous pictures with suggestive writings by the author. It also presents his writings through videos of the reading of his tales.
In 2021 and 2022 he wrote the script of La quinta stagione – The fifth season and Elements two pieces of contemporary dance for the Mono Dance Company. He also performed as the narrator during these shows that are presently performed in different Italian theatres.