Farah Rose Paterson-Cisco (née Smith)


Writer, Scholar

MA Student in English – Literature, Language, and Theory at Hunter College


HUNTER COLLEGE– New York, NY – MA in English; Literature, Language, and Theory (2021-2022).

HUNTER COLLEGE– New York, NY – BA in Comparative Literature; Concentrations: Gothic Literature, Decadence/Symbolism, Russian Silver Age, Weird Fiction (2018-2020).

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN – Providence, RI – Professional Certificate in Digital Video Production and Animation (2017)

Academic Interests

Disability Theory

Feminist Theory

Medieval Literature

19th & 20th-century Supernatural Fiction


Symbolist Fiction of France and Russia

Monster Theory

Body Theory

German Romanticism

Women in Surrealism

The Russian Silver Age

Maritime History

Creative Writing


Horror Writers Association

Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association


English— Native language

German—Proficient reading, translating, writing, and speaking 

French—Proficient reading and translating

Latin – Proficient reading and translating