Many years ago J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series had reinforced and expanded tremendously this market, demonstrating that children and young adults were quite willing to follow engaging narratives even as book length soared, with each installment, well into the hundreds of pages.
In April 2018, I began my internship at Romeing, an English-language magazine for expats and tourists in Rome. Romeing updates locals and visitors on a wide range of activities in Rome, from restaurant openings, to concerts, to museum exhibitions.
The American University of Rome is pleased to announce a partnership with Umanism and 369gradi to help bring the Italian and American Playwrights Project (IAPP) to Rome. Establishing institutional and cultural links across the Atlantic, the Project fosters an exchange between contemporary Italian and American playwrights by bringing together authors, producers, and audiences and supporting theatrical performances that cultivates an open dialogue between artists in Italy and the United States.
Dr. Lisa Colletta, Professor of English and Dean of Academic Affairs, has just published The Legacy of the Grand Tour: New Essays in Travel, Literature, and Culture. The book examines the ways in which the legacy of the Grand Tour is still evident in works of travel and literature.