Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.
APRIL 11: iawa-East @ Sidewalk Café @ 5:30 PM, 94 Ave. A @ 6th St.
WHO: Anthony D’Aries is the author of The Language of Men: A Memoir (Hudson Whitman Press, 2012), which received the PEN/New England Discovery Prize and ForeWord Magazine’s Memoir-of-the-Year Award. His essays have appeared in Solstice, The Good Men Project, Shelf Awareness, The Literary Review, and have been finalists for Fourth Genre’s Michael Steinberg Essay Prize and the Diana Wood’s Memorial Creative Nonfiction Award.
Julia Lisella is the author of Always (WordTech Editions 2014), Terrain (WordTech Editions, 2007) and Love Song Hiroshima (Finishing Line Press, 2004), a chapbook. Her poems have been widely anthologized and appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, Valparaiso, Prairie Schooner, Crab Orchard Review. She has received residencies from the Millay, Dorset and MacDowell Colonies for the arts and has held several grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
May 9: Gil Fagiani and Stephen Siciliano @Cornelia St. Café
June 13: George Guida and Susan Lembo Balik @Sidewalk Café
July 11: Fred Misurella and Joseph Luzzi @Cornelia St. Café
Aug. 8: Louisa Calio and Carole Giagrande @Sidewalk Café
Sept. 12: Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta @Cornelia St. Café
Oct. 10: Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Michael Palma @ Sidewalk Café
Nov.14: Bob Agnoli and Tommy Fucaloro @Cornelia St. Café
Dec. 12: Premiere of Student Partners Night @Sidewalk Café
Contacts: www.iawa.net, www.corneliastreetcafe.com or www.sidewalkny.com
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