27th Anniversary 2nd Sat. 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.
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Friends of IAWA Feature:
Gordon Gilbert and Susan Weiman
@Cornelia St. Cafe
July 14, 2018
WHERE: Cornelia St. Cafe @ 29 Cornelia St.
About Cornelia St. Café …. recently featured on USA Today’s 10Best Places for Live Music
WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm
WHO: Gordon Gilbert, longtime NYC west villager, performs his poetry, songs and monologues in the metropolitan area. He also has written short stories and a play, Monologues from the Old Folks Home, produced 9 times at various NYC venues. Over the last eight years, Gordon has hosted many NYC poetry readings celebrating famous poets and writers (especially the beat generation). For some years now he has also held a “Remembrances of 9/11″ reading in September.
Susan Weiman is celebrating the publication of her first chapbook at this event: New York-ish: Poetry and Prose (NoNet Press). She writes literary nonfiction, flash fiction, and poetry. Her work has been published in First Literary Review-East, POST(blank), Riverside Poets Anthologies, Boog City Online, Home Planet News Online, From Somewhere to Nowhere: The End of the American Dream, Citylore.org and other online journals. Weiman is an artist, jewelry maker and iPhone photographer.
HOSTING: IAWA — Peter Marra and Maria Lisella
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.
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