FEBRUARY 10, 2018
Angelo Verga and Mary Giaimo
Angelo Verga is the author of seven collections of poetry, the most recent being Long & Short, including The Street in Your Head (YBK, 2016). Other works include A Hurricane Is (Jane Street, 2002) and Praise for What Remains (Three Rooms, 2009). His work has been published in more than 100 poetry venues, both here and abroad, and has been widely anthologized and translated. He was an owner of Cornelia Street Café, where his programs (1997-2015) created a home for poets and audiences alike.
Mary Giaimo is a New York City poet and educator. Her poetry and criticism have appeared or are forthcoming in Barrow Street, The Journal, VIA: Voices in Italian Americana, The Ocean State Review, ItalianAmericanWriters.com, Poetry in Performance, American Book Review, Newtown Literary and in the anthology New Hungers for Old: One Hundred Years of Italian American Poetry. She holds an MA in Poetry from the City College of New York. She teaches English literature and writing at La Scuola d’Italia, a dual-language Italian/English school in Manhattan.
WHEN: Saturday February 10, 2018 @ 5:30-7:30 p.m.