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IAWA’s Open Reading Series–Saturday, June 11, 2016–Featuring Stephanie Laterza and Tony Iovino

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 25th 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 Features Lawyers Authoring Legal Thrillers

WHERE: Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A (6th Street) East Village, NYC-10009

WHEN:  Saturday, June 11, 2016 @  5:30 – 7:30 pm

WHO: Stephanie Laterza is the author of the legal thriller, The Boulevard Trial (2015)  Her short stories have been published in Writing Raw, Literary Mama and Akashic Books’ Terrible Twosdays series. Her poetry has appeared in the Newtown Literary Journal, San Francisco Peace and Hope, Literary Mama and Meniscus Magazine. She holds a B.A. in English from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and a J.D. from New England Law School in Boston, where she studied Law and Literature.

Tony Iovino is the author of the novel Notary Public Enemy (Diversion Press, 2011) a murder mystery set on Long Island, and has had several poems and essays published over the years. By day, he is the Supervisor of Community Services for the Oceanside Library.  He is also the founder and host of the Summer Gazebo Readings, an acclaimed outdoor series featuring readings by distinguished poets and authors on Mondays in June, July & August in Oceanside, NY. He is currently looking for sponsors for the 2016 series. http://summergazeboreadings.blogspot.com/

COVER: $8 includes beverage.

CONTACT: www.sidewalkny.com; or 212-473-7373.

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

IAWA: iawa.net

IAWA Newsletter: newsletter@iawa.net

BLOG: italian american writers café @i-italy.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation

Next Readings

August 13: Joey Nicoletti and Nicole Santalucia @Sidewalk Café

September 10: Gil Fagiani and Frank Lentricchia @Cornelia St. Café

October 8: Embroidered Stories -Edvige Giunta and Joseph Sciorra @Sidewalk Café

November 12: Chuck Joy and Jennifer Militello @Cornelia St. Café

December 10: Jersey Students take to the Stage

Our Mission

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

Circolo Literario, Online Poetry Circle

Initiated in 2014 by Gil Fagiani and Nick Matros. Members are welcomed to join this online poetry workshop. Contact fagianella@aol.com