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Faculty | Adjunct Professor

Tiziana Rinaldi


B.A. New York University
M.A. New York University

Tiziana Rinaldi teaches Italian Language and Culture at St. Francis.

She obtained her B.A. from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University (1991) and her M.A. in Individualized Studies in Ancient religions in the New World from the Gallatin Division of New York University (1998).

Under the pen name of Tiziana Rinaldi Castro, she is an Italian novelist, poet, and journalist.

In Italy she has published three novels: Come della rosa, Effigie Edizioni, 2017, Due cose amare e una dolce, EO, 2007, Il Lungo Ritorno, EO, 2001, and a book of poetry: Dai Morti, Ed. Tesauro, 1992.

Forthcoming, in 2022, are Guida alla New York Ribelle, for Voland Edizioni, a historical guide centering on the rebel history of New York City from its origins to the present day, and Deus choses amères et une chose douce, in France, for Cap Regions Editions.

She has contributed stories for the literary collections Laudato sie mi' Signore, Nuove Edizioni Aldine, Bassiano, 2015, Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo, Edizioni Castelvecchio, 2013; Italia Underground, Edizione Teti, 2009; Qualcuno ha morso il cane, Edizioni Coniglio, 2008.

She writes for the newspapers Alias and Il Manifesto, the magazines Il Reportage, Il Venerdì di Repubblica, and Nuovi Argomenti.

One of her short stories has been published in the literary collection Embroidered Stories, Mississippi University Press, 2014.

She has completed her first novel in the English language.

Since 2018 she is the Creative Director of Literary Programs at B.A.C.A.S.

Related Faculty

Associate Professor

Athena Devlin

Interdisciplinary Studies & Arts, Literature, Writing & Publishing
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Office: 718-489-5284

Professor Emeritus

John Dilyard

Management & Information Technology, Environmental Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies & Arts
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Office: 718.489.5347

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