Maria Grazia Negro, born in Bressanone, is a researcher in Comparative Literature with 20 years experience in teaching in foreign universities (Casablanca, Salzburg, Istanbul). Now she teaches in the High School Dante Alighieri in Bressanone. Her main research interests are in Postcolonial and Transnational Literature, in Cultural and Diasporic Studies, in Artistic and Literary Imaginary. Her most important publications are: La spina nel cuore: La figura di Margarete Maultasch tra Otto e Novecento (1997, co-authored with B. Ricci, S. Antonello); Nuovo Immaginario Italiano. Italiani e stranieri a confronto nella letteratura italiana contemporanea (2009, co-authored with M. C. Mauceri); Il mondo, il grido e la parola. La questione linguistica nella letteratura postcoloniale italiana (2015). She is an editorial board member of Sinestesie Publisher and reviewer of Novecento transnazionale. Letterature, arti e culture / Transnational 20th Century. Literatures, Arts and Cultures (http://ojs.uniroma1.it/index.php/900Transnazionale). She has worked on the promotion of literary events abroad.