Guido Mina di Sospiro belongs to an ancient Italian aristocratic family and was raised in Milan in a multilingual home. Since the 1980s he has been living in the United States, first in Los Angeles, then in Miami, currently near Washington, D.C. He was educated at the University of Pavia, and later at the USC School of Cinema-Television, now known as the School of Cinematic Arts, at The University of Southern California.

Mina di Sospiro is an award-winning, internationally published novelist, essayist and author of narrative nonfiction. His books are published around the world, and he also contributes to various web and print magazines.

Interviews with extensive biographical information:

The Irish Times

La Provincia

A portrait by Brian Smith for Ocean Drive:

Marchese Guido Mina di Sospiro