Kendrick Loo’s Review of The Psyche Trials for Singapore Unbound

Good morning! It was such a pleasure to wake up to Kendrick Loo’s insightful, poignant review of my poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials (Finishing Line Press, June 2019) on the Singapore Unbound blog! “Blending heartbreak and healing, Laterza depicts what a modern Psyche may endure, refashioning the old myth to speak in the voice of … More Kendrick Loo’s Review of The Psyche Trials for Singapore Unbound

Last Day to PREORDER “The Psyche Trials” from Finishing Line Press!

Happy Good Friday to all those observing! This is just a friendly reminder that today, April 19th, is the LAST DAY to PREORDER a copy of my poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials, from Finishing Line Press! Jim Story, author of Problems of Translation and The Condor’s Shadow, says, in part: “Pick a favorite; I dare … More Last Day to PREORDER “The Psyche Trials” from Finishing Line Press!

Author Jim Story endorses “The Psyche Trials!” (Finishing Line Press, PREORDER till 4/19!)

I am honored that Jim Story, author of Problems of Translation and The Condor’s Shadow, has endorsed my poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials (Finishing Line Press-Preorder until 4/19)! Below is an excerpt of what Jim had to say: “Pick a favorite; I dare you! Stephanie Laterza’s The Psyche Trials is a collection of grippingly honest … More Author Jim Story endorses “The Psyche Trials!” (Finishing Line Press, PREORDER till 4/19!)

Upcoming Poetry Book Review in Pratik Magazine!

Much gratitude to renowned poet, Yuyutsu Sharma for including my comparative review of the poetry books, Drugstore Blue by Susana H. Case, Voices Carry by Mervyn Taylor, and Out From Calaboose by Karen Corinne Herceg, according to the theme of “memory” in the upcoming Winter Issue of Pratik: A Magazine of Contemporary Writing. It was an … More Upcoming Poetry Book Review in Pratik Magazine!

AWP 2019 Off-site Reading, An Evening of Latinx Literature-Milagro Theatre 3/27

Good morning, everyone! Hope you are enjoying the arrival of spring! I just wanted to extend my gratitude, once again, to Dr. Grisel Acosta for the unforgettable AWP off-site reading, “An Evening of Latinx Literature” at the Milagro Theatre on 3/27 in Portland! It was such an honor to read selections of my work, including … More AWP 2019 Off-site Reading, An Evening of Latinx Literature-Milagro Theatre 3/27

A Proud ItaLatina Writer: Culture and Influence

When I think of the influences both of my cultures have on my writing, it’s a humbling, thrilling experience. I’m a proud ItaLatina writer, Queens-born, and currently Brooklyn-based. My father’s parents migrated to New York from Bari, Italy at the beginning of last century, and my mother is a U.S. citizen originally from Ecuador. My … More A Proud ItaLatina Writer: Culture and Influence