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Recipient of Farfalle D’Argento for poem published in magazine 50 & Piu`in Italy. 


Invited by Professor Carlo Pogetti, University of Milano, to address the students in his study of her work.



Student Sebastiano Amato, from Milano, writes thesis on Gianna’s poetry.


Invited to Western University, King’s College by Professor Antonio Calcagno, (philosophy and religious study) to present her work.


Recipient of the Jackie Rosati Award for Excellence for Literature

Received the Jackie Rosati Award for Literature and promoting women’s issues in the community.

Invited to attend a conference and present a paper on writing in two languages at the University of Naples in Procida.

Was honoured by the Mayor of her native town of Ceprano, Frosinone, (Antonio Sorge) with an audience of over 100 citizens who came to enjoy the presentation of her work in Italian translation at the City Hall of Ceprano in June.

Invited by Prof. Linda Morra, Sherbrooke University to address and read her work to students.


Tiziana Riccardi successfully presented her thesis on Gianna Patriarca’s work at the University of Cassino and received her doctorate.

Wrote the opening poem for Memory and Identity, Re-Creating Cultural Identity After Immigration, by Caroline di Cocco.


Received Business Excellence Award for Art, Science and Culture from the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario.


Short listed for Bressani Literary Award in Vancouver.


Was invited by the University of Naples Orientale (Professor Oriana Palusci) to present her book in translation Donne Italiane ed Altre Tragedie and to attend a conference on translation.

Invited by the University of Bologna (Professor E. Lamberti) to present Donne Italiane ed Altre Tragedie.


My Etruscan Face shortlisted for the Bressani Poetry Prize.



RAI Television/international presented Gianna Patriarca and her work in an interview with journalist Cristiano de Florentis who also interviewed the Mayor of Ceprano and Gianna’s relatives who still reside in Ceprano.


Received recognition for Literature Scarborough Italfest.


Runner–up for the Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award.




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