Farah Rose Paterson-Cisco (née Smith) (she/her)

Writer, Academic

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

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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

Weird Fiction

Gothic and Supernatural Fiction

Monster Theory

Body Theory

German Romanticism

French and Russian Symbolism

Global Decadence

Women in Surrealism

Medieval Studies

The Russian Silver Age

Maritime History

Creative Writing


Association of American Literary Agents, Inc.

Northeast Modern Language Association

International Gothic Association

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism 

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