APRIL 14, 2018
Maria Fama is the author of seven books of poetry including Mystics in the Family, Looking for Cover, and the newly released, Other Nations: an animal journal. Her work appears in numerous publications and has been anthologized. Fama has read her poetry in many cities across the country, read one of her stories on National Public Radio, and co-founded a video production company. Her poems have won prizes, including the Amy Tritsch Needle Award and the Aniello Lauri Prize. In 1998 her poem “6:35 AM” was a finalist in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards. She lives and works in Philadelphia.
Annie Rachele Lanzillotto debuts her new double book of poetry / memoir:”Hard Candy: caregiving, mourning, and stagelight” and “Pitch Roll Yaw” (2018, Guernica Editions). Her most recent albums of of songs are: “Never Argue With a Jackass” and “Swampjuice: Yankee With A Southern Peasant Soul.” Her albums, memoir, L is for Lion (SUNY Press, Lambda Literary Award Finalist), poetry collection Schistsong (Bordighera Press) and the accompanying audiobooks which she narrated, are all available through www.annielanzillotto.com, and audiobooks on Audible.com.
WHEN: Saturday April 14, 2018 @ 5:30-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Sidewalk Café 94 Avenue A (6th Street), Manhattan