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Barbara Bellesi Zito

location-pin Staten Island, NY

School: Emerson College

Expertise: Product testing; cleaning & organizing; home decor; gardening & plant care; health & wellness; beauty

Barbara Bellesi Zito

  • 19 years in freelance writing
  • Author of the book, "Lucky Stiff"


Barbara is a freelance writer from Staten Island, New York. She has nearly two decades of experience covering lifestyle topics with a focus on home improvement, lawn and garden trends, DIY and decor, and products that help readers transform their houses (or apartments) into homes. Barbara is the author of "Lucky Stiff," a novel. She is currently working on her second book.


  • Wagner College, bachelor's degrees in English and theater
  • Emerson College, master's in creative writing

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