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Italian American Women Writers: Forging Identities Through a Shared Immigrant Heritage: Articles / Author Websites

Notable Female Italian-American Writers of Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry


The following gallery of images represents a cross-section of classic, upcoming, and lesser-known gems by Italian American Women.  These titles can be explored further by requesting via interlibrary loan (if the library does not already own) or inquiring at your local public library.


Rose Basile Green

Rose Basile Green was one of the pioneers who anthologized Italian American writers.  Her work was carried on by Helen Barolini, Mary Jo Bona, Mary Ann Vigilante Mannino, Edvidge Giunta and others who concentrated on the often-overlooked works of women writers.