Barbara Neri is a published writer, scholar and multidisciplinary artist. Internationally recognized for The Elizabeth Barrett Browning Project and her groundbreaking research on Elizabeth’s Sonnets from the Portuguese, she is associate Editor of The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. A published and produced playwright, she is the author of The Consolation of Poetry and Unlocking Desire.
Her feature length screenplay, Sonnets from the Portuguese, re-envisions Victorian poets Elizabeth Barrett & Robert Browning's enduring and powerful romance for contemporary audiences. Neri's book Poets in Love, on Elizabeth’s 44 love sonnets, will be in synergy with the film when it is produced. Scholarship is groundwater, Art is the public tap. The fruitful synergy between them is the realm of Barbara Neri.