Saturday, November 11, 2017
IAWA Features Veteran Authors:
Playwright Elizabeth Primamore and
Multidisciplinary Artist Clare Ultimo
WHERE: @ Cornelia St. Café @ 29 Cornelia St. off Bleecker
WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm
Elizabeth Primamore plays Just Fine and Blank were produced in HB Studio’s Ten Minute Play Festivals. Craig Lucas and Jack Hofsiss provided dramaturgical support for her full-length play, Undone, which has received readings at The Flea, The Cherry Lane, and Ensemble Studio Theatre. Our First Christmas and A Child’s Best Interest have been included in a number of short play festivals. In July 2016, she was a fellow at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her most recent play, The Professor and Michael Field was a semifinalist for the 2017 Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and is being considered as a candidate for this summer’s conference. She teaches at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.
Clare Ultimo is a multidisciplinary artist, poet and educator. She has an MFA in Integrated Media Arts and her visual work has been recently featured as part of a three-woman show at the Taller Boricua Gallery in Spanish Harlem. Her poetry has appeared in the Paterson Literary Review and many downtown zines through the years. She is working on a new collection of poetry for publication in 2018. Presently, she teaches Design/Media Arts for CUNY, is married to the amazing Robert (LaSardo), and still lives in Brooklyn.
COVER: $10 includes complimentary drink.
DIRECTIONS: A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.
October 14 2nd Saturdays monthly 5:45 – 7:45 pm
Italian American Writers Association Literary Series Presents
The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 26th Anniversary in 2017. Since 1991 IAWA has given voice to writers through its monthly literary series. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West takes place at Cornelia Street Café during odd months. Readings begin with an Open Mic followed by two featured authors.
IAWA will feature award-winning poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan and mystery writer and memoirist Camilla Trinchieri.
Sponsored by Italian American Writers Association (IAWA).
94 Avenue A (6th Street), Manhattan
Admission: $8 includes complimentary drink; open to the public
AUGUST 12, SATURDAY: VMF&IAWA Sponsor Exclusive Screening of
Pane Amaro/Bitter Bread followed by
Q&A with Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurian
JULY 30, SUNDAY: IAWA @ NYC PoetryFestival on Governor’s Island
White Horse Stage @ 1:30PM
SEPTEMBER 9: Celebrating Pirandello with a dramatic reading by Margherita Peluso & John Martello @ Cornelia St. Cafe
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17: IAWA with Bordighera Press
@Brooklyn Book Festival Day & Literary Marketplace
OCTOBER 14: Poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Author Camilla Trinchieri
@ Sidewalk Café
NOVEMBER 11: Novelist Louisa Ermelino and
Playwright Elizabeth Primamore @Cornelia St. Cafe
DECEMBER 9: Emerging Voices 3rd Edition @ Sidewalk Cafe
Keith Chiappone, Meghan Flaherty, Laura Marie Marciano
Thanks to Edvige Giunta and Peter Covino