Gioia Panzarella specialises in migration literature in the Italian language. In 2018, she will complete a PhD at the University of Warwick (United Kingdom) with a thesis entitled Disseminating Migration Literature: A Dialogue with Contemporary Italy. Since 2007, she has worked as journalist, copy editor, and content manager for newspapers, publishers, and web agencies. She edited Madrigne in un’unica partitura (Ledizioni, 2015), by the Compagnia delle poete. In 2016, she coordinated the project “Collaborative Translation: A Model for Inclusion”, in collaboration with Monash University (Australia). Since 2011, she has taught Italian as a foreign/ second language in Italy, Austria, and the United Kingdom.