other works


Short Fiction

  • "Forecast for a Sunny Day." Italian Americana, Winter 2010.

  • "The Swap." Perigee, Issue 26, 2009

  • "A Pretty Face." Perigee, Issue 23, 2009.

  • "Comfort Me, Stranger." American Fiction, Nov/Dec 2008.

  • "Pasta on a Sunday Afternoon." Foods of Affection.

  • "After Victory." Don´t Tell Mama! The Penguin Book of Italian American Writing, ed. Regina Barreca. Penguin. 2002.

  •  "The Knife Lady." Voices in Italian Americana, Vol. 11. No. 1,  Spring 2000.

  • "At the Copa." Voice in Italian Americana, Vol. 8 No. 1, Spring 1997.

  • "Making the Wine." Our Mothers Ourselves, ed. Donnelly/Bernstein. Greenwood Press, Westport, Ct. 1996. When I Am An Old Woman, I Shall Wear Purple , ed. Martz. Papier-Mache Press, 1991.

  • "Offsides." Show Me A Hero, ed. Jeanne Schinto. Persea Press, New York. 1995.

  • "The Tooth Healer." Paradise, ed. Childrey, Meece, Sink. Florida Literary Foundation. 1994.

  •  "When Michael Is Away." The American Voice, No. 2. Spring 1986.

  • "An Old Man’s Holiday." The Pegasus Review, Christmas 1985.

  • "Future Games." The Florida Review, Vol. XII, No. 2. Fall 1984.


Articles and Essays

  • "The Prime of Ms. Maggie Smith." Celebrating Writers of the Pioneer Valley, Gallery of Readers Press, 2017.

  • "The Prime of Ms. Violet Crawley," The Broad Side, December 17, 2013.

  • "Give Me a Real Fairy-Tale Ending: Princess Kate vs Unknown Princesses," The Broad Side, January 13, 2013.

  • Religions (ISSN 2077-1444), Guest Editor for special issue dedicated to "Writers and Critics on Loss, Love, and the Supernatural," June, 2012-March 31, 2013.

  • "Tight Quarters," Daily Hampshire Gazette; Hampshire Life, July 24, 2009.

  • "It’s Electric," Daily Hampshire Gazette; Hampshire Life, May 2 2008.

  • "Italian Homestead Offers Second Chance." Italian Heart, American Soul, Maruggi. Winston Publishing, NY, 2004"

  • "La Gomare," Italian Heart, American Soul, Maruggi. Winston Publishing, NY, 2004.

  • "What Chicken?" Italian Heart, American Soul, Maruggi. Winston Publishing, NY, 2004.

  • "The Eisenhower Jacket," KnitLit, eds. Roghaar & Wolf. Three Rivers Press. 2002

  • "The Lebanese Connection," Beliefnet, 2002.

  • "Dana Gioia," The Italian American Experience, An Encyclopedia, LaGumina, Cavaioli, Primeggia, Varacalli, Garland Publishing, Inc., 2000.

  • "Ancient History? Sicilians in Gianni Amelio’s Lamerica," Greece and Italy, Ancient Roots and New Beginnings, Selected Essays, 33rd Annual Conference, American Italian Historical Association, 2000.

  • "Getting Women into the Old Ball Game," Pioneer Valley Forum, Vol. II, No.3, April 1994.

  • "Nautilus: The Latest Phase In the Fitness Craze," Hampshire Life; Daily Hampshire Gazette, June 1, 1984.

  • Series of essays, The Torrance County Citizen, 1979-1981.

  •  "Patterns, Roles, and Pennies," Washington Star, Sept. 29, 1977.



  • Review of In Pursuit of Truth by Joseph V. Ricapito. Italian Americana, Vol. 33, No. 1. Winter 2015.

  • Review of The Dream Book: An Anthology of Writings by Italian American Women. (Ed. Helen Barolini). Melus: The Journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the US . Vol. 28, No. 3. Fall 2003.

  • Review of The Last Enemy and Other Stories by Joshua King. Voices in Italian Americana , Vol. 5, No. 1. 1994.