Photos taken of the Festa dei Nonni event held on October 3, 2010. Photos published by the Windsor Star on Friday, December 24, 2010.
A New Book by Windsor Author Marisa De Franceschi
(Windsor, ON) Monday, August 16, 2010 – Longbridge Books, a publishing house based in Montreal, has recently released Random Thoughts: Poetry and Prose Sketches by Marisa De Franceschi.
A welcome addition to Canadian literature, Random Thoughts is a collection of short prose sketches which express the often complicated feelings one may have for sons, daughters, husbands, sisters, friends, and the world at large. The sketches are sometimes lighthearted and whimsical, but they can also be poignant expressions of disappointment, disbelief, and distaste for what the writer is witness to. Although the tone may vary from piece to piece, the overwhelming drive and goal is to spotlight situations that will cause the reader to ponder what is really happening beneath the surface. The author’s priorities are to entertain but also to encourage a rethinking of our relationships with our fellow man.
Marisa De Franceschi has published four books including the novel Surface Tension (1994), the short story collection Family Matters (2001) and the anthology Pillars of Lace (1998). Her short stories, articles and book reviews have appeared in publications such as Canadian Author & Bookman, Pure Fiction and Accenti Magazine. She is a college professor in Windsor.
Available at : Chapters/Indigo online and Longbridge Books, Montreal