That’s all we have, finally, the words, and they had better be the right ones.

Raymond Carver


PhD student of English and Creative Writing 

Teaching Assistant at the Writing Center

Instructor of Composition I 

Editorial Assistant for the Cimarron Review

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 

MA in Creative Writing  

Editorial Assistant for The Wells Street Journal

University of Westminster, London._

Intern at HHB Literary Agency, London. 

Receiver of Beatrice Caselli Scholarship 

Sarah Lawrence College, New York. 

Receiver of Erasmus Scholarship 

University of Oslo, Norway. 

Bachelor Degree in English

University of Florence, Italy. 



Fiction in English

The Wells Street Journal. The Bad Habit, Tottenham Court Road, 3 AM

Cultured Vultures. Post It On Twitter

Five2One Magazine. The Whistle

Slasher Monster Magazine. Women Love Bad Guys

The Fem Literary Magazine. Miss Monday Morning

The Machinery (online and on paper). As Every Morning of All the Mornings in the World

Potluck Magazine. Windows

Beautiful Losers. Windows 

Takahe Magazine. The Yellow Letter. 


Non-fiction in English 

Aerogramme Writers’ Studio. Difference is an Asset: Writing in a Second Language

Writer’s Life Magazine. Fall 2017. Fitting Ends. 


Italian Competitions

Le Mirabolanti Aspettative di un Trentacinquenne in Declino

Concorso “La Valle delle Storie” – Special Prize Young Category

Concorso “StorieSuperbe” – Winner

Il Progetto. Storia di un Urlo

Concorso “1 Racconto. 1 Canzone” – Winner of the Category

Concorso “Lettere a Letizia” – Shortlisted

Explosive Friday Night Live

Concorso “Michele Sovente” – 2nd Prize

Il Fischio di Torvaianica

Concorso “Lazio Saturnia Tellus” – Shortlisted


Concorso “I Racconti dello Scrigno” – Special Prize

Il Cappello di Feltro

Concorso “Il Giardino di Babuk” – 10th out of 271

Concorso “Dei Due Mari” – Special Prize

Come Ogni Mattina di Tutte le Mattine del Mondo

Concorso “Progetti di Armonia” – 1st Prize

La Lettera Gialla

Concorso “Lieto Fine” – Ouverture Edizioni – 1st Prize


Short Stories in Italian

Postalo su TwitterAntologia Jam Letteraria Vol. I

Come Ogni Mattina di Tutte le Mattine del MondoAntologia Jam Letteraria Vol. II

ZiggyRamingo Blog

Un Gesto Carino per Mia MadreSpaghetti Writers


Italian Non-Fiction and Collaborations 

Vita di Un’Aspirante Scribacchina a Londra – Scrittura & Dintorni

Penne in ValigiaRubrica di Scrittura Creativa sulla Rivista Fralerighe

Studiare Scrittura Creativa – Rubrica di Scrittura Creativa sulla Rivista 900 Letterario 

Di Cosa Parliamo Quando Parliamo di Raymond Carver con Riccardo DurantiScuola Carver 



 Cup of tea logo by Daniele Salvato


1 Comment

  1. Nice list of awards, beautiful Rachele! The comic strip is hilarious, and I can totally relate. 😆

    I couldn’t access my gmail on my phone for some reason, so I’m letting you know your fabulous short story is now on Slasher Monster Magazine!

    Thank you so much for your work and kind words❤🌹


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