Writing

My Blogs

Arttrav.com: my personal blog about Italy, art, travel and expat lifestyle. Since 2004.

Dievole: Contributor to the blog of a winery in Tuscany (Summer 2014)

Musement: Helped this company set up a blog about art and travel around the world; blog editor from November 2013 to March 2014, contract via Flod.

MakeTank: The blog and marketplace for makers. General editor, September 2012 to August 2013. From September 2013, contributor.

Tuscany Arts: Official blog for the arts in Tuscany. Written under contract with H-Art as part of the Regione Toscana’s social media team. (Jan 2010 to Feb 2011)

Illywords: Blog editor and contributor for digital version of a decade-old contemporary arts and lifestyle magazine. (Via contract with H-Art, Feb. 2010 to Dec. 2010)

 

Speaking in front of the Venus at BTO

Speaking in front of the Venus at BTO

Scholarly Publications

“A ‘Pleasing and Enjoyable Counsel for Living Wisely’ by Nicoletto da Modena,” article in Italian Art, Society, and Politics. A Festschrift for Rab Hatfield, ed. Deimling, Nelson, and Radke (Florence: SUF Press, 2007), p. 99-111.

“Artemisia Gentileschi,” entry in Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance, ed. Carole Levin, Anne Larsen, and Diana Robin (Oxford: ABC-Clio, 2007), p. 163-5.

“Creativity and the Copy: the Place of the Reproductive Print,” article and catalogue entries in Rebecca Zorach and Elizabeth Rodini (ed.), Paper Museums. The Reproductive Print in Europe, 1500-1800 (Chicago: The Smart Museum of Art, 2004). [Reviewed in the New York Times.]

Newspaper articles and other print publications

From Feb 2011 I am social media manager and staff writer at the English language newspaper The Florentine. My articles come out every two weeks.

Review of exhibit “The Dream in the Renaissance,” Newsletter of the Italian Art Society, September 1, 2013.

Eyewitness Guide to Florence and Tuscany, Feb. 2011: contributor (travel planning section text and photography).

April 8, 2010: “Virtual Tuscany: Confessions of an official blogger“, In The Florentine 120.

Dec. 10, 2009: “Making the Invisible Visible“, book review of Jane Fortune’s Invisible Women. In The Florentine 113.

Oct. 8, 2009: “Florence is the Next Florence: Giuliano da Empoli’s Document for the city’s Future”. In The Florentine 109.

Digital publications

Landscape, Food, & Trulli: 1 Week in Puglia, the Valle d’Itria, and Matera with Unanchor, available also in Kindle format.

Florence Three day itinerary: arts, culture and off the beaten track with Unanchor, available also in Amazon Kindle format, where it is ranked #57 amongst guidebooks to Florence, Italy.

Guest posts on other blogs

Jewish food in New York on This is my Happiness

Cultural holiday in Florence and Tuscany for Families on HomeAway.co.uk

Holidays in the heel for ItalyTraveller

Get to know the locals: three green spaces in Florence on Housetrip Trip+ Blog, Oct 2012

Tuscany for the non-art lover on Gogobot Blog, July 2012

Tuscan beaches – lounge in style on Gogobot Blog, June 2012

Ten Lesser-Known Places in Italy on Boots’n’All

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