Scheherazade the storyteller that every writer wishes to be.

Scheherazade knows how to intrigue a man’s mind and she uses both her body and wit to tame the love labour’s suffering king. She may be compared to some of the well-known Venetian courtesans of the XVIth century that could deal with the most important men of their period being practically the sole women accepted Read More …

Infibulation and female genital mutilations

Today is the International Day against infibulation. Zero tolerance for infibulation and female genital mutilations. This short story, the n.54 from The Olive tree Tales is my contribute to wake up awareness. Unforgivable infibulation She was five years old and happy when they came here. With a dirty razor an old lady cut away her Read More …

Novels

Poggio Catino, Italy, 1938. During the restoration works of the baron’s palace, the skeleton of a walled-up alive woman is found. Letizia Cantarini, the Art Historian in charge of following the works is the first one to enter the secret room where, together with the skeleton, she finds also papers that, in the first moment, Read More …

The Author

Biography Giada Trebeschi was born in Reggio Emilia in 1973 but grew up in Bologna. She writes novels, short stories, essays, screenplays and theater scripts that she sometimes likes to take on stage herself. Her career at university she finished with two MA, one in languages and literature, one in history of art and a Read More …

Scientific Publications

Elizabeth in the mirror Very often the art masterpieces help us to tune in with the collective sensitivity of the past. The same does theater that can be considered one of the mirrors of society, a privileged door to the vision that people have of the world and time they are living in. It is Read More …

Theatre

  It is impossible to resist the theatre’s mysterious sensuality that charmed me from the very first moment. And once charmed, it is forever. I played, I danced, I let the costume designer sew veils and brocades on me, I let the make-up artist paint my skin, I let the director transform me into the Read More …