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IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents November 2018

IAWA’s #MeToo Moments
in Poetry and Prose
on 
Saturday, November 10, 2018
 
WHERE: Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., NYC
 
WHEN:  Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 @  5:45 – 7:45 pm

WHAT:  IAWA Speaks Out: The #MeToo Movement 
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 and IAWA West takes place at Cornelia Street Café during odd months. Readings begin with an Open Mic followed by two featured authors. 
 
WHO: This month, IAWA members address sexual harassment, and bullying in the workplace. 
Featuring are: B. Amore, Daniela Gioseffi and Maria Lisella who will be reading from prose pieces that are included in the upcoming anthology.
Other contributors are welcomed to join as are all participants of the Open Mic:  Amy Barone, Paola Corso, Jessica Femiani, Marisa Frasca, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Daniela Gioseffi, Maria Giura, Maria Lisella, Kathryn Nocerinio, Lisa Paolucci, Nina Tassi,  Maria Terrone, and Tina Tocca. 
@ Cornelia
NOTE: Open Mic readers need not adhere to the theme. 
Bring a poem, a prose piece, bring a friend.
 Hosting: IAWA Board member, Maria Lisella and Member Marisa Frasca
 
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
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 
 
December 8: Emerging Italian American Voices
from various metropolitan universities and colleges.
@ Sidewalk Cafe
 
Jan. 12, 2019 @ Cornelia St.
TBA
 
Feb. 9 @ Sidewalk
Love, Lust, Eros featuring Peter Marra and Camillia Trinchieri
 
March 9 @ Cornelia 
featuring Italiano per caso, Italian by Chance
Bernard Block and Rosalie Calabrese
 
April 13 @ Sidewalk
Laura Caparotti, Versetto Libero, Free Verse 
Three Readers, Two Languages
 
May 11 @ Cornelia
 
June 8 @ Sidewalk
Tales of Two Maria’s
Maria Terrone and Maria Giura

 

IAWA Literary Series New York City Presents November 2018

IAWA Speaks Out: The #MeToo Movement

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.

The 2nd Saturday literary series is one of the longest-running events of its kind in New York City.

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.

In November, IAWA members address sexual harassment.

Participants may include:  Amy Barone, Paola Corso, Jessica Femiani, Marisa Frasca, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Daniela Gioseffi, Maria Giura, Maria Lisella, Kathryn Nocerinio, Lisa Paolucci, Nina Tassi, Maria Terrone, and Tina Tocca.

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

IAWA Literary Series New York City Presents October 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 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 Elizabeth Primamore and  Stephanie Laterza

WHERE: @ Sidewalk Café 94 Ave. A & 6th St.

WHEN:  Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm

WHO: Elizabeth Primamore’s latest publication is Shady Women: Three Short Plays, published by Upper Hand Press. Her most recent play, The Professor and Michael Field, was a semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. She is a recipient of the Bernard and Shirley Handel Playwright Award. Primamore’s plays Just Fine and Blank were produced in HB Studio’s Ten Minute Play Festivals. In July 2016, she was a fellow at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

Stephanie Laterza is a SU-CASA 2018 award recipient from the Brooklyn Arts Council and the author of acclaimed legal thriller, The Boulevard Trial. Her poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared in L’Éphémère ReviewFirst Literary Review-EastOvunque SiamoA Gathering of the Tribes, Newtown LiteraryThe Nottingham Review, and Obra/Artifact.

COVER: $8 includes beverage 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

Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation