claudia ricci Ph.D. Monthly Contributor at Two Drops of Ink Marilyn l davis

Claudia Ricci, Ph.D.

claudia ricci Ph.D. Monthly Contributor at Two Drops of Ink Marilyn l davisClaudia Ricci, Ph.D., was a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal and a prize-winning reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, where one of her projects was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

Her novels include:

  • Dreaming Maples, published in 2002, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • Seeing Red, January 2011
  • Sister Mysteries, July 2018

Her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary magazines nationwide.

Ricci spent 15 years teaching English and journalism at the University at Albany and was a visiting professor for one year at Georgetown University.

To order her novels, visit her website at

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As a professional writer and editor for more than four decades and a university teacher of writing for 14 years, Claudia Ricci has the experience to help you with virtually any writing project. She loves working with both young writers and those who are more seasoned. Claudia worked for The Wall Street Journal in New York and the Chicago Sun-Times before writing fiction and poetry. She has published three novels, and many of her short stories and poems have appeared in literary magazines nationwide. She has helped other writers by editing their books, and she has also helped many doctoral students complete their dissertations.