About Edvige Giunta

Edvige Giunta

Edvige Giunta was born in Sicily and came to the United States in 1984. The author of Writing with an Accent: Contemporary Italian American Women Authors and coeditor of several anthologies, she has published in Creative NonfictionRiver Teeth, Tiny EssaysLiterary MamaBarrow StreetFictive DreamTint Journal, and other publications.  She is Professor of English at New Jersey City University. Her children, Emily and Matteo, are her best teachers.

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Your Mother Is Brave

July 23rd, 2020 | by Edvige Giunta

At seventeen I defied the fascist youth on the streets of Catania, brandishing a piece of paper. I left home, country, language, family.

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