“Les soupirs de la sainte,
  et le cris de la fée.”

Tiziana Masucci is a writer, scriptwriter and director. With a degree in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature, and specialization in scriptwriting, she has worked in the theatre as playwright and director; in film productions and in radio as scriptwriter and script consultant; and for publishing-houses as editor and translator. She has created and promoted various artistic and culture events in collaboration with Cultural Institutes including the Institut Français, the British Institute and the Alliance Française, as well as International Festivals.

Dr Masucci has dedicated over fifteen years to study and research on Violet Trefusis, also acquiring the copyrights. In her commitment, Dr Masucci has been driven by the determination to bring Violet Trefusis back to light, to champion her true worth on the basis of historical and biographical evidence free from misleading approximation of the facts and superficial reminiscences. Thus, Dr Masucci has collected an extensive archive of unpublished material, private documents which are the truthful source of her works on Violet Trefusis. Her aim is to present Violet Trefusis exactly as she was: a cosmopolitan intellectual, a brilliant writer, a refined poet and a gifted artist.

Tiziana Masucci has curated several exhibitions, and created the thematic event Violet Trefusis a Firenze\Violet in Florence. She is the author of a number of literary essays, papers and adaptations, and has been invited to give lectures on Violet Trefusis in Italy and abroad. She has broadcast on RaiRadio3 Pensieri di Carta (The letters of Violet Trefusis); she has translated into Italian and edited the following books:  Anime GitaneEcoBroderie AnglaiseI Papagalli sull’Arno, Rapsodia Violetta, Il Gioco dell’Amore; English editions: Tandem, Broderie Anglaise (the new translation), The reflection in the lake, Violet’s Rhapsody, Don’t look round, Amor Victrix:The Poetry of Violet Trefusis, Violet Trefusis’s Florence; French editions: Sortie de Secours, Broderie Anglaise, Violette, La Florence de Violette Trefusis. She has written and directed the documentary film Violet Trefusis’Florence.L’esprit de Violette (2018).