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Writing Our Way Home

Writing Our Way Home

By Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni Licia Canton

Writing Our Way Home is an important contribution to literary studies. “Italian-Canadian writers are not just Canadian writers, but world writers,” states literary critic Elena Lamberti in the introduction to Writing Our Way Home. “They write from Canada with an original point of view on multiple (hybrid) identities and have something to tell the whole world …” A unique volume of creative and critical texts, Writing Our Way Home features contributors from Canada, Italy and the United States: Annalisa Bonomo, John Calabro, Michele Campanini, Licia Canton, Maria Giuseppina Cesari, Pietro Corsi, Domenic Cusmano, Marisa De Franceschi, Mike Dell'Aquila, Alberto Mario DeLogu, Delia De Santis, Gil Fagiani, Nino Famà, Venera Fazio, Frank Giorno, Gabriella Iacobucci, Elena Lamberti, Maria Lisella, Ernesto Livorni, Darlene Madott, Michael Mirolla, Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni, Linda Morra, Oriana Palusci, Gianna Patriarca, Maria Cristina Seccia, Maria Tognan, Osvaldo Zappa, Jim Zucchero.


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About the author

Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni is the author of Looking at Renaissance Paintings and Other Poems (2008). She is the editor of Bravo! (2012), a collection of prose and poetry, and two editions of the anthology Italian Canadian Voices (1984 and 2006).

Licia Canton is the author of The Pink House and Other Stories. Her short story collection Almond Wine and Fertility was published in Italy as Vino alla mandorla e fertilità. Her writing has been anthologized internationally. She is also a literary translator and founding editor-in-chief of Accenti Magazine. She has published ten volumes as (co)editor, including two on the internment of Italian Canadians during World War II: Behind Barbed Wire and Beyond Barbed Wire. Other titles include: Antonio D’Alfonso: Essays on His Works, Writing Cultural Difference, Conspicuous Accents, Writing Our Way Home, Reflections on Culture, Writing Beyond History, Adjacencies: Minority Writing in Canada and The Dynamics of Cultural Exchange. She has served on the board of directors of the Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) and is past-president of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW). She is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Hull, United Kingdom. She is the recipient of the Premio Italia nel Mondo and the Premio Donna Veneta. She lives in Montreal.