teaches English Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Milan. She works in the areas of Cultural Studies and Gender Studies, particularly on the representation of gender(ed) and transcultural identities in noir fiction and on feminist revisions of traditional fairy tales. She has published on Derek Raymond, Jeanette Winterson and Bernardine Evaristo, and is author of a monograph on Angela Carter (Bodies That Bleed. Metamorphosis in Angela Carter’s Fairy Tales – Ledizioni, 2016), which was awarded the AIA Prize in 2017. She is co-editor in chief of the online journal Altre Modernità and a member of the research group C.H.A.I.N. (University of Milan).