New Italian Women
A Collection of Short Fiction

Edited by Martha King

A delicious antipasto. (Ms.)

...deserves a place in women’s collections. (WLW Journal)

Demonstrates the flexibility and sophistication of contemporary Italian fiction by women... includes riveting, previously untranslated works. (Publishers Weekly)

...points to a vital force among women writers in Italy today. (Studies in Short Fiction)

...something of a watershed in publishing essential contribution to the body of translated Italian fiction. (VIA)

...celebrates female sensibility as well as power. Its characters, memorable for their grace as well as force, help modernize our definition of an Italian female style, speak to our growing interest in literary ethnicity and summon us to a feminism rich in humanism and storytelling wit. (The New York Times Book Review)

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