Articles

As a freelance writer, Stransky contributes regularly to English-language newspaper The Florentine and its offshoot, The Tuscan Times. Food and wine, art, culture, lifestyle, and interviews are her specialty. Contact her for specific requests.

Stransky also has a monthly column (La Una) for personal essays in The American in Italia, an online writing community based in Rome. 

She has participated in literary conferences in the United States, England and Italy where the focus was on translation. As a trained educator with NY State license in English Language Arts, she is also available to teach translation workshops in the classroom.

Portfolio

The Florentine & The Tuscan Times

 

Where to Sagra in June – May 26, 2016

Pietro Lorenzetti Altarpiece Restoration in Arezzo – May 20, 2016

12 Reasons to Visit the Ivan Bruschi House Museum – May 10, 2016

Aglione: The Return of a Giant – May 5, 2016

Etruscans: Masters of Writing exhibition in Cortona – May 4, 2016

Talking Oil with Nicholas Colemann – April 7, 2016

On Translating Pope Francis – January 14, 2016

A Chat with Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun – January 14, 2016

Building the Tuscan Times Book Club – December 3, 2015

Artisans and antiques at Arezzo's Fiera dell'Antiquariato – November 5, 2015

Rondine Cittadella della Pace nominated for Nobel Peace Prize – October 1, 2015

Interview with Max Weinberg, drummer for Bruce Springsteen – July 16, 2015

The man behind the move – July 16, 2015

Exploring Stia's Wool Museum – June 25, 2015

Summer Music Festivals in Florence – May 24, 2012

The Third Life of Art – April 26, 2012

A small window with a big view – April 12, 2012

Daniela Murphy Corella – March 29, 2012

On the hunt in Tuscany – November 10, 2011

The American in Italia

The Art of Conversating – May 22, 2016

Shaped by Trains – April 29, 2016

Noble Changes – March 16, 2016

A Print Affair – February 13, 2016

Una on First – January 9, 2016

Loss of Faith – December 15, 2015

Love, Actually – November 16, 2015

The English World – October 10, 2015

Sleep and Fruit – September 6, 2015

In Defense of Dogs – August 14, 2015

Meet the Novelist – July 10, 2015

The Consultant – June 17, 2015

Checking on the Water Lilies – May  24, 2015

Pantry Peeping – April 18, 2015

Snap, Crackle, Words – March 26, 2015

Wool! – February 20, 2015

A Mother’s Sherlock – January 21, 2015

Keeping Things Whole – December 19, 2014

How, Not Why – November 12, 2014

Little Engines that Do – October 22, 2014

Feeling the Shoes – September 7, 2014

A Mother in the Room – August 5, 2014

Tales from the Crypt – July 12, 2014