Alicia DeFonzo, 45th Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre and Online

Author/Artist Bio

Alicia DeFonzo is the author of The Time Left Between Us, published by Potomac Books in September 2022. She is a Senior Lecturer and Fulbright Specialist at Old Dominion University, having earned an MFA in Nonfiction, MA in Literature, with an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism. She received the Gettysburg Review Conference Award in Nonfiction and has been published in War, Literature, and the Arts, The Montreal Review, Cobalt Review, Voices in Italian Americana; her most popular academic essay "Banning Sherlock" has been published and translated by the University of Urbino (Italy). She has presented for reading series such as Miss Manhattan Nonfiction and Inner Loop in D.C. and is a frequent literary guest on local and national NPR programs.


The reading was scheduled to take place with Remica Bingham-Risher on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 4 p.m. in the University Theatre and online. Unfortunately, tidal flooding in Hampton Roads led to the cancellation of the readings.

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