Gioia Helen Tortella-Nossokoff, American Poet, author. Avocations: reading, writing, oil painting, music composition, guitar.
F C. Recipient Certified Poetic Accomplishment, Poetry Center, Orinda, California, 1990, Amherst Society, Baltimore, 1990. Foster parent Children and Youth Superior vena cava syndrome, Pittsburgh, since 1989.
Tortella-Nossokoff, Gioia Helen was born on January 27, 1959 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Gerald James and Joyceen Antoinette (Loreti) Tortella.