“I believe creating links,
rooting people to place,
through words and work,
will bring us closer
to the core of humanity.”

stories of being found

Writer, teacher, speaker, author.

Annette Januzzi Wick is the author of two memoirs on love and loss: I’ll Be in the Car and I’ll Have Some of Yours. Combining her Italian roots, small-town footholds, and urban living, she writes about the arts, women’s issues, cities, aging and memory, the Italian American experience and food.

She’s a frequent contributor to Cincinnati.com, with work appearing in Cincinnati Magazine, Shanti Arts, 3rd Act Magazine, nextavenue.org, Promedica, Creative Nonfiction, Belt Magazine, Ovunque Siamo, Italy Segreta, Italian Americana, La Gazetta, and Edible Ohio Valley (forthcoming). 

Works in progress include Something Italian: Stories and Recipes from the Family Table and a debut novel, The Washerwoman. Visit the Books page to learn more or the News & Events page for upcoming appearances, classes, and publications.

what readers are saying

“Your words are always so thought provoking and comforting, most of all, I cherish taking the time to myself to sit and read them with my cup of coffee. Just spending time with me and your words! Love it!”
–Morning Finds reader on Substack


“Simply stunning, Annette. Grazie mille for sharing and baring it all…brava cara!”
— Instagram follower on Italy Segreta

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