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Monica Maggi


Her Workshops:

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Monica Maggi  (Rome, 12 December 1958), journalist, writer and librarian, is a professor at the University Roma Tre (Political Science), where she teaches a workshop on journalism and writing, and Upter school for three courses: writing coaching, journalism and integrated communication. She has worked with IL MESSAGGERO, VITALITY, HAPPY WEB CAPITAL, FOR MEN MAGAZINE with TeleMontecarlo in "People on the verge of a nervous breakdown", for Italia 1, tv network, in the first two editions of "Martian Chronicles", with Stream for "Sex, Selen and videotape"

For Radio Capital wrote and performed "Capital Hot Line" an afternoon eros program. She is in charge of the poetic anthology of feminine verses KISS YOU IN THE MOUTH (2004). In 2003 they released MY SKIN IS A CODE, poems for Lietocolle Como (nine editions). In 2006 the book was presented by the Theatre Academy in the Orologio theater (Rome, 9-11 June) in the work BLOWING AWAY HAIR FROM LIPS, obtaining sold out shows. In 2007 she published CALCO.

Founder of the association Women of Paper, in 2011 founded the LibrAria association, sponsoring artistic events LIBRA, her library and literary cafe based in Morlupo.




The Memory of the Body

A trace through words following them back to what has been experienced, lived, imagined.
Every word has a sound that has been generated by life: splashing out of the mind and being verbalized, its creation is sensorial.
Why do you prefer one letter-sound and not another? What does that mean?
Which parts of our bodies we ignore and which ones we emphasize?
At the end of the workshop the results will be published in an e-book at



Eros - First Act

A story established between two persons, and then set up as a scene.
Which role to choose, which partner and which space/ time.

Drawing from dreams, from experiences or imagination, we write a scene and play it, in front of an audience composed by our fellow students...