poet, photographer, activist



(Partial List)

"Stepping Through History: Pittsburghers Reflect on City Steps"

by Paola Corso (Western Pennsylvania History, Fall 2022)


"On the Way Up Pittsburgh StepTrek"

by Paola Corso (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Fall 2020)

"American Future"

by Paola Corso (Vox Popoli, April 27, 2020)

"Praying the Steps"

by Paola Corso (Presence: A Journal of Catholic Writing Spring 2020)

" Mute Poets"

by Paola Corso ( Ovunque Siamo New Italian-American Writing, COVID-19 Issue I)

"Geographical Expressions" and "He Did and He Didn't: A Sea Voyage in Knots"

by Paola Corso (Saranac Review, Issue 14, 2018-2019)


"Grid for Grade,"

by Paola Corso (Pittsburgh Magazine, 2018)

"Journey Down," "Sweaty Days Work"

by Paola Corso (Pittsburgh Quarterly, 2018)

" Mama's Rules for Writing"

by Paola Corso ( Ovunque Siamo New Italian-American Writing vol 2 issue 4)

"In a Moment"

by Paola Corso (Italian Americana, Spring 2016)

"A Ferry Ride to the Immigrant Wall of Honor"

by Paola Corso (New York Times, Sept. 15, 2015)

"Three Generations, Seven Fish: Italian American Xmas Eve Culinary Marathon Gets Overhaul"

by Paola Corso (Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 16, 2015)


"Coke, Clairton, and Cancer: A Three Decade Push for Reforms"

by Paola Corso (Western Pennsylvania History, Winter 2007/2008)


"From Pittsburgh to New York (But Never Really Leaving)"

by Paola Corso (Western Pennsylvania History, Spring 2004)


"Metered meditation: A writer takes poetic license with her prayer life"

by Paola Corso (U.S. Catholic Magazine, April 2005)



(Partial List)

Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

edited by Edvige Giunta and Mary Ann Trasciatti

#Me Too, Anch'io

edited by Daniela Gioseffi


Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora

edited by Edvige Giunta and Joseph Sciorra


Written on Water: Writings About the Allegheny River

edited by Helen Ruggieri and Linda Underhill


New Hungers for Old: One-Hundred Years of Italian-American Poetry

edited by Dennis Barone

Teaching Italian American Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

edited by Edvige Giunta and Kathleen Zamboni McCormick


Sweet Lemons 2: International Writings with a Sicilian Accent

edited by Venera Fazio and Delia De Santis


Tell: An Anthology of Expository Narrative

edited by Molly Gaudry


Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

edited by Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman

Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing

edited by Frances Payne Adler, Debra Busman, and Diana Garcia


Lavanderia: A Mixed Load of Women, Wash, and Word

edited by Donna J. Watson, Michelle Sierra & Lucia Gbaya Kanga


Foods of Affection

edited by Carol Bonomo Albright and Christine Palamidessi Moore


Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds: The Teachers of Writerscorps in Poetry and Prose

edited by Chad Sweeney and Parthenon West


The Best Travel Writing of 2006

edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly


Chance of a Ghost

edited by Gloria Vando and Philip Miller


Sudden Stories

edited by Dinty W. Moore


O Taste and See: Food Poems

edited by David Lee Garrison and Terry Hermsen


30 Days in Italy

edited by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O'Reilly


                                                           Not Black and White: Inside Words from the Bronx WritersCorps                                                                          edited by Mary Hebert     


(Partial List)

“Put Objects to Work in Your Fiction”

by Paola Corso (The Writer, September 2012)


"What really happened"

 by Paola Corso (The Writer, April 2011)


“From Without and From Within“ 

by Paola Corso (Glimmer Train Bulletin No. 45, October 2010)


"Is a University Press Right for You?" 

by Paola Corso  (The Writer, November 2009)


 "Falling into Place: Arrange Your Poetry with a Purpose"

 by Paola Corso (Writer's Digest, April 2006)


"Piece by Piece: Assembling a Short Story Collection" 

by Paola Corso  (Writer's Digest, June 2006)

"On Writing Against Ethnic Stereotypes" 

by Paola Corso (The Writer, November 2008)

"The Art of Integrating Theme and Story"

by Paola Corso (The Writer, November 2006)


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