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Italian Women And Other Tragedies

Italian Women And Other Tragedies

By Gianna Patriarca

This book is the first part of Gianna Patriarca's trilogy on Italian women. Winner of the Milton Acorn award, the collection remains popular today almost 20 years after it was first published.


Guernica Editions (Essential Poets Series)


96 pages |

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Milton Acorn Award

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About the author

Gianna is an award-winning author of 8 books of poetry, a children’s book and a collection of short fiction. Her work is extensively anthologized, adapted for Canada Stage and CBC radio drama. Her books appear on the course list of universities in Canada, USA and Italy and is featured in numerous documentaries. Italian Women and Other Tragedies is in its 4th printing and has been translated into Italian. Her collection of short fiction All My Fallen Angelas, published by Inanna Publications in 2016 will soon be translated into Italian. To the Men Who Write Goodbye Letters was published by Inanna Publications in the fall of 2020. A selected and new works, will be published in 2021 with Guernica Editions. Also a children’s story will be published in 2022 with Second Story Press. Gianna is currently working on her novel The Sicilian’s Bride.