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IAWA with Bordighera Press and John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

Save the Date: October 16, 2018

Book Launch of Missing Madonnas by Gil Fagiani

6:00 p.m. @ John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

In the posthumously published Missing Madonnas, the late poet Gil Fagiani writes with lyricism and humor. Dedicated to his Orlandini family, this book is the last in a trilogy; the first two volumes are Chianti in Connecticut and Stone Walls.

This event is co-sponsored by the Italian American Writers Association, Bordighera Press and the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute.

@ John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

25 W 43rd St., 17th Floor, NYC 10036

212-642-2094

calandra@qc.edu

calandrainstitute.org

IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents October 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 Elizabeth Primamore and Maria Terrone @Sidewalk Cafe October 13, 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,October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm
WHO:
Elizabeth Primamore’s book Shady Women: Three Short Plays features three of her plays; and Maria Terrone’s creative nonfiction appears in the newly published, At Home in the New World.
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

 

 

 

IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents September 2018

Saturday, Sept 8, 2018 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm

John Domini has published three novels and three books of stories, the latest MOVIEOLA! (Dzanc, 2016). The book earned good notices; J.C. Hallman, in The Millions, called it “a new shriek for a new century.” Shorter fiction has appeared in Paris Review and elsewhere, and non-fiction — much of it about Naples and his Southern Italian family — in the New York Times and elsewhere. He has taught at Harvard and other places, and much of his literary criticism is collected in The Sea-God’s Herb (2014). He’s won a literature fellowship from the NEA, and one of his novels, in translation, was runner-up for Italy’s Domenico Rea award. A new novel, set in Naples, will appear in 2019. General information is at www.johndomini.com.

Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. This Is Not Happening to You, his first collection of short fiction, appeared in November 2017. He is also the author of  Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire (poetry), and Yolanda: An Oral History in Verse.  His work has been published in China, the Philippines, Singapore, and Australia, and anthologized in the Brooklyn Poets Anthology, We Contain Multitudes: Twelve Years of Softblow, and Long Island Noir. He is a member of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators.  He teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU.

WHERE: Cornelia St. Cafe @ 29 Cornelia St.

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

WHEN:  Saturday, Sept 8, 2018 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm

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

Upcoming Events

October 13: Elizabeth Primamore and Maria Terrone

@ Sidewalk

 

November 10: Book Preview

IAWA Women Speak Out: #MeToo, #YouToo, #WeToo

@ Cornelia St. Cafe

 Please note: 

IAWA’s 2nd series is in Boston, look for it @ I AM Books

189 North Street Boston, MA

Hosted by Author, Julia Lisella

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

 

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 2018

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.