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IAWA Celebrates National Translation Month

IAWA Celebrates National Translation Month @ at Carmine Street Metrics

Date:: Sunday Sept. 23

Time: 3-6 pm

IAWA joins Loren Kleinman and Claudia Serea founders of National Translation Month (NTM) co-hosted by Anton Yakovlev, Wendy Sloan, and Kate Bernadette Benedict to celebrate NTM for a special reading of translated poetry and a tribute to Italian American translator and co-curator of IAWA’s monthly literary reading series, Gil Fagiani who passed away April 12, 2018. NTM celebrates literary works in translation every year in September.

www.nationaltranslationmonth.org

@ Otto’s Shrunken Head

538 E 14th St, New York, NY 10009

201-460-4913

Brooklyn Book Festival

Bordighera Press and IAWA at Brooklyn Book Festival

Date: Sunday, September 16 

Time: 10 am – 6 pm

Bordighera Press and the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) will once again be sharing a table at The Brooklyn Book Festival, one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City.

Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors, the Festival includes a week of Bookend Events throughout New York City, a lively Children’s Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors plus 250 booksellers filling a vibrant outdoor Literary Marketplace.

Location:  Brooklyn Borough Hall

209 Joralemon St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Free and Open to the Public

Contact: Nicholas Grosso – info@bordigherapress.org

New York City IAWA Literary Series Presents September 2018

New York City IAWA Literary Series Presents September 2018

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 27th Anniversary in 2018.

Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its monthly 2nd Saturday literary series.  IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café. IAWA West takes place at Cornelia Street Café during odd months. Readings begin with an Open Mic followed by two featured authors.

Saturday, September 8:

John Domini has published three novels and three books of stories, the latest MOVIEOLA! (Dzanc, 2016).

Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop; This Is Not Happening to You, is his first short fiction collection.

@ Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia Street

COVER:  $10 includes complimentary drink.

CONTACT: www.corneliastreetcafe.com; or 212-989-9319.

DIRECTIONS:  A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.

WEBSITE: iawa.net Web Mistress: Christina Bruni

IAWA: iawa.net IAWA Newsletter: newsletter@iawa.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation

IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents July 2014

27th Anniversary 2nd Sat. Readings & Special Events

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 27th 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-East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA-West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.

Visit and join us at iawa.net

 Friends of IAWA Feature:

Gordon Gilbert and Susan Weiman

@Cornelia St. Cafe

July 14, 2018

WHERE: Cornelia St. Cafe @ 29 Cornelia St.

About Cornelia St. Café …. recently featured on USA Today’s 10Best Places for Live Music

WHEN:  Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm

WHO: Gordon Gilbert, longtime NYC west villager, performs his poetry, songs and monologues in the metropolitan area. He also has written short stories and a play, Monologues from the Old Folks Home, produced 9 times at various NYC venues. Over the last eight years, Gordon has hosted many NYC poetry readings celebrating famous poets and writers (especially the beat generation). For some years now he has also held a “Remembrances of 9/11″ reading in September.

Susan Weiman is celebrating the publication of her first chapbook at this event: New York-ish: Poetry and Prose (NoNet Press). She writes literary nonfiction, flash fiction, and poetry. Her work has been published in First Literary Review-EastPOST(blank), Riverside Poets Anthologies, Boog City Online, Home Planet News Online, From Somewhere to Nowhere: The End of the American Dream, Citylore.org and other online journals. Weiman is an artist, jewelry maker and iPhone photographer.

HOSTING: IAWA — Peter Marra and Maria Lisella

COVER:  $10 includes complimentary drink.

CONTACT: www.corneliastreetcafe.com; or 212-989-9319.

DIRECTIONS:  A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.

WEBSITE: iawa.net Web Mistress: Christina Bruni

IAWA: iawa.net IAWA Newsletter: newsletter@iawa.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation

IAWA @ 8th Annual New York City Poetry Festival

The 8th Annual New York City Poetry Festival

July 28th & 29th, 2018

11am-6pm each day

Colonel’s Row, Governors Island

Free & Open to the Public

IAWA is featured on:

Saturday July 28, 2018 5:00 p.m. @ The Algonquin

Register for event at: New York City Poetry Festival website.

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 27th 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-East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA-West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months. Visit and join us at iawa.net.

27th Anniversary 2nd Sat. Readings & Special Events

Next IAWA Events & Readings

July 14FRIENDS OF IAWA:

Gordon Gilbert and Susan Weiman  @ Cornelia St.

JULY 28TH & 29TH, 2018

The 8th Annual New York City Poetry Festival

NO READING IN AUGUST

Sept. 8John Domini and Tim Tomlinson @ Cornelia St.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

Brooklyn Book Festival

IAWA with Bordighera Press

 October 13Elizabeth Primamore and Maria Terrone @ Sidewalk

Our Mission

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

 

New York City IAWA Literary Series Presents June 2018

New York:
27th Anniversary 2nd Sat. Readings & Special Events
The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 27th 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-East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA-West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.
Visit and join us at iawa.net
IAWA Welcomes Amy Barone and Joey Nicoletti @Sidewalk Cafe June 9, 2018

 

WHERE: Sidewalk Cafe @ 94 Avenue A & 6th St.
About Sidewalk Café …. recently featured on USA Today’s 10Best Places for Live Music
WHEN:  Saturday, June 9, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm
WHO:
Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, will be released in 2018. She wrote chapbooks, Kamikaze Dance(Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway(Foothills Publishing.) Her poetry has appeared in Café ReviewStandpoint (UK), Paterson Literary Review, Philadelphia Poets and Sensitive Skin, among other publications. Barone spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. From Bryn Mawr, PA, she lives in New York City.
 
Joey Nicoletti is the author of three full-length poetry collections and four chapbooks, the most recent of which are Thundersnow (Grandma Moses Press, 2017) and Counterfeit Moon (NightBallet Press, 2016). A Sewanee and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference alumnus, he holds degrees from the University of Iowa, New Mexico State University, and Sarah Lawrence College. His poems, nonfiction essays, and book reviews have appeared in numerous magazines, and his awards include a Pushcart Prize nomination and a Buffalo State Faculty Appreciation Award for teaching.
HOSTING: IAWA 
COVER: $8 includes complimentary drink.
CONTACT: www.sidewalkny.com; 212-473-7373

DIRECTIONS:  By Subway, F to Second Avenue or #6 to Astor Place

IAWA: iawa.net IAWA Newsletter: newsletter@iawa.net

 

Boston IAWA Literary Reading Series June 2018

IAWA in New York and NOW in BOSTON
Saturday, June 30th
BOSTON IAWA Literary Reading Series 
Summer Salon
Bring your own work to share, and the work of a favorite Italian or 
Italian American writer!
Where: @ I AM Books 
189 North Street Boston, MA
When: 6pm to 8pm
Who: Julia Lisella, Host
 

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IAWA Literary Series NYC Presents May 2018

27th Anniversary Readings & Special Events

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 27th 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-East is held odd months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA-West continues at Cornelia Street Café on even months.

Visit and join us at iawa.net

 IAWA Features Red Wheelbarrow Poet John Barrale and Novelist Tiziana Rinaldi Castro 

on Saturday, May 12, 2018

WHERE: Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., NYC

WHEN:  Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:45 – 7:45 pm

WHO: Tiziana Rinaldi Castro is a writer, Ancient Greek Literature professor, and Transformational Life Coach.

In Italy she has published three novels—Come della rosa (2017),  Due cose amare e una dolce (2007), and  Il lungo ritorno (2001) and a poetry book: Dai Morti (1992). Stateside, she has contributed to the anthology Embroidered Stories, (2014). She is a frequent op-ed writer for the Italian newspapers Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Alias, Il Manifesto, and Il Reportage.

In March of this year, John Barrale’s “Poems for the Camel” won the 2018 Cosmographia Chapbook prize. His poems and flash fiction has been published in many online and print publications, most recently, in Unrorean, East Meets West—American Writers Review, Icon, Narrative Northeast, Pidgeonholes, Passager, Sensations Magazine, Molotov Cocktail, NILVX, and The Esthetic Apostle. Along with five other “Gang of Five” members, John hosts and curates The Red Wheelbarrow reading series in Rutherford, NJ.

 Hosting: IAWA Board member, Nick Matros

COVER:  $10 includes complimentary drink.

CONTACT: www.corneliastreetcafe.com; or 212-989-9319.

DIRECTIONS:  A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.

WEBSITE: iawa.net Web Mistress: Christina Bruni

IAWA Newsletter: newsletter@iawa.net

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation

Feel free to send links to book reviews of Italian American authors’ books to Annie Lanzillotto 

who will post the links to our Facebook

 Our Mission: 

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

Read One Another, Write or Be Written, and Buy Our Books

 

Next Readings 

 June 9: Amy Barone and Joey Nicoletti @ Sidewalk

 July 14: FRIENDS OF IAWA:

Gordon Gilbert and Susan Weiman @ Cornelia St.

 NO READING IN AUGUST