I am currently working on a book project with Wiley-Blackwell (working title: Understanding English Sentences), which will be published in their Linguistics in the World Series. The book is nearly completed, and I look forward to it appearing in 2017.


  1. Tortora, C. in progress. Understanding English Sentences. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

  2. Tortora, C. 2014. A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese. New York: Oxford University Press.

Edited Volumes:

  1. Tortora, C., B. Santorini, & F. Blanchette (eds). in progress. Special Issue on Romance Parsed Corpora, Linguistic Variation. John Benjamins.

  2. ┬áTortora, C., M. den Dikken, I. Montoya, & T. O’Neill (eds). 2016. Romance Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  3. Den Dikken, M. & C. Tortora (eds). 2005. The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  4. Tortora, C. (ed). 2003. The Syntax of Italian Dialects. New York: Oxford University Press.

  5. Satterfield, T., C. Tortora, & D. Cresti (eds). 2002. Current Issues in Romance Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.