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ART + CULTURE

The maverick’s ministryThe Florentine, May 2018

The anti-Anna Maria Luisa. The Florentine, January 2017

Was Leonardo da Vinci a cat lover?. The Florentine (for TF’s #Leonardo500 issue), May 2019

Performance anxiety: the gap between blue-chip artists and Florence’s performers-next-doorThe Florentine, October 2018

 

BOOKS + LITERATURE

Italians (mostly) love Elena Ferrante’s new novel. Here’s what Americans can expect. The Washington Post, January 2020

Facing Fallaci. The Florentine (for TF’s “Sisterhood” issue), October 2019

 

FASHION 

Rethinking cotton for the common good. Textile Clothing and Business Labs Foundation blog, May 2019

The perpetual student: Danilo Venturi of PolimodaThe Florentine, December 2017

Gucci to finance restoration of the Boboli Gardens. The Florentine, April 2017

 

FOOD + WINE 

A love letter to Italian bar food. The Florentine, March 2019. (See what Victor Hazan, widower of the culinary giant and cookbook author Marcella Hazan, had to say about this piece here)

Breakfast in Tuscany. The Florentine, March 2018

Feeding Frenzy. The Florentine, March 2017


PERSONAL ESSAYS + RENTAL DIARIES

The collected “Rental Diaries” (recurring column in The Florentine since June 2017)
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Help Desk One. The Florentine, October 2016

Floren-Tinder. The Florentine, February 2016

 

PROFILES 

The players: a calcio storico portrait. The Florentine, May 2018

Carmela Batacchi: from the Bronx to Borgo OgnissantiThe Florentine, April 2019

Izzeddin Elzir: unmasking the mosque. The Florentine, September 2018

 

TRAVEL 

Spending two perfect days in Florence. Forbes Travel Guide, February 2016

The ReturnersThe Florentine, April 2017

The beauty and brutality of calcio storico fiorentinoCulture Trip, February 2020

Time Out guidebook to Florence (co-authored), 2017. Image shared with permission

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VIDEO

During my time at The Florentine, I managed the editorial content (interview questions, voiceovers) and filming practicalities (press accreditations, venue permit acquisitions, team logistics) for videos we produced, both for our own channels (occasionally) and for those of external clients (weekly.)

A few words with Fabio Zaffagnini of the Rockin’ 1000, June 2018

Medici: Masters of Florence makes its debut, October 2016