Monthly Archives: January 2019

IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents February Update

With the closing of Cornelia St. Cafe, IAWA will be exploring other venues for our literary reading. Check website for venues & time changes at iawa.net

28th Anniversary Readings & Special Events

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 28th Anniversary. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every 2nd Saturday of the month. 

Readings begin with an Open Mic followed by two Features and Book Signings.

IAWA Features

Love, Lust, Eros & Talks on the Wild Side with Camilla Crespi and Peter Marra 

on Saturday, February 23rd

WHERE: New York Public Library Mulberry St. Branch

10 Jersey Street, New York, NY

Corner of Mulberry and Prince Streets,

near Lafayette Street, one block south of East Houston Street

Wheelchair accessible

WHEN:  Saturday, February 23rd @ 2-4 PM

LOVE, LUST EROS & TALKS ON THE WILD SIDE

WHO: Camilla Trinchieri, eager to try something new, wrote the e-book, Desire,Inc., an erotic novel written under the name of Zoe Zarani. Under the pseudonym Camilla Crespi, she has published seven novels in “The Trouble With” mystery series. The Breakfast Club Murder was published in 2014. As Camilla Trinchieri she has published, The Price of Silence (2007-Soho Press) and Seeking Alice (2016-SUNY Press). Both have been translated and published in Italy. www.camillatrinchieri.com

Peter Marra’s writings explore addiction, love, sex and secrets. Author of 4 poetry books and over 300 poems, his latest poetry collection is Random Crucifixions: Obsessions, Dolls and Maniac Cameras (Hammer & anvil Books). A hyper-surrrealistic giallo novel, A Naked Kiss from a Broken Doll, is due out in 2019.

CONTRIBUTION: $3

FUTURE DATES at this venue: July 13, September 15, November 9

CONTACT:

IAWA: iawa.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation

 

Next IAWA Events & Readings

March 23 @ NYPL Mulberry St. Branch

featuring Italiano per caso, Italian by Chance

Bernard Block and Rosalie Calabrese

NEW + NOTEWORTHY IAWA’s Boston Series

 @ I AM Books 189 North Street Boston, MA

Hosted by Authors, Julia Lisella and Jennifer Martelli

https://www.iambooksboston.com/calendar/

 Our Mission

IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.

IAWA Boston Literary Series Presents January 2019

Presents: IAWA in Boston at I AM Books

189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON

Saturday January 26, 2019

6pm to 8pm

Open mic signups 5:45!

 

FEATURING KATHY CURTO AND DANIELLE JONES

 

Kathy Curto is the author of Not for Nothing-Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood. She teaches at The Writing Institute/Sarah Lawrence College and Montclair State University and also serves on the faculty of the Joe Papaleo Writers’ Workshop in Cetara, Italy.

 

Danielle Jones is a poet and assistant director of the Writers House at Merrimack College. She is the recipient of the 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award. Italian American (on her mother’s side), she lived in Abruzzo where she became a licensed interpreter.

 

IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents January 2019

With the closing of Cornelia St. Cafe, IAWA will be exploring other venues for our literary reading.

Check website for venue changes. iawa.net

 

28th Anniversary Readings & Special Events

 

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 28th Anniversary. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every 2nd Saturday of the month. Readings begin with an Open Mic.

 

IAWA Features Julie Forgione and Jennifer Martelli at NYPL Mulberry St. Branch

WHERE: New York Public Library Mulberry St. Branch

10 Jersey Street, New York, NY

Corner of Mulberry and Prince Streets,

near Lafayette Street, one block south of East Houston Street

Wheelchair accessible

FUTURE DATES at this venue: July 13, September 15, November 9

WHEN:  Saturday, Jan. 12 @ 2-4 PM

WHO: 

Julie Forgione is working on two collections: one of short stories and another of poetry. A professional writing consultant at the Fashion Institute of Technology and an ESL teacher, she has a background in painting and fine art. She makes an annual sojourn to Italy each year to keep her Italian flowing and is a regular at IAWA readings.

Jennifer Martelli is the author of The Uncanny Valley (Big Table Publishing Company, 2016) and My Tarantella (Bordighera Press, 2018), as well as the chapbook, After Bird from Grey Book Press. She is the recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry and poetry editor for The Mom Egg Review.

CONTRIBUTION: $3

CONTACT: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2018/01/12/literary-reading-italian-american-writers-association-featuring-julie

IAWA: iawa.net IAWA Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation

 

Next IAWA Events & Readings

Feb. 9 @ Sidewalk Cafe

Love, Lust, Eros or Talks on the Wild Side

 featuring Peter Marra and Camillia Trinchieri

NEW + NOTEWORTHY IAWA’s Boston Series

 @ I AM Books 189 North Street Boston, MA

Hosted by Authors, Julia Lisella and Jennifer Martelli

https://www.iambooksboston.com/calendar/

 

Our Mission

IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.