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IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents June 2019

The Italian American Writers Association Presents
its 28th Anniversary Reading Series
SATURDAY, JUNE 29 @ NYPL Mulberry St. 
Bordighera Book Boost x2: 
Maria Giura and
Maria Terrone
Maria Giura is the author of What My Father Taught Me, (Bordighera Press), which was recently named a finalist for the Paterson Book Prize. Her second book, a memoir, is forthcoming from Apprentice House. She has won awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Paterson Literary Review, and Salem College’s Center for Women Writers. Giura has taught at St. John’s University, Montclair State, and Binghamton University where she received her PhD.
Maria Terrone’s debut essay collection, At Home in the New World (Bordighera Press), published in 2018, includes work from such journals as Witness, Green Mountains Review, and The Common. Poetry editor of Italian Americana, she is the author of Eye to Eye; A Secret Room in Fall (McGovern Prize, Ashland Poetry Press); The Bodies We Were Loaned, and a chapbook, American Gothic, Take 2.
All Readings begin with an Open Mic, followed by two features and book sales and signings.
WHERE: Mulberry Street Public Library
10 Jersey Street, New York, NY
Corner of Mulberry and Prince Streets,
near Lafayette Street, one block south of East Houston Street
Wheelchair accessible
WHEN: 2-4 PM
 Three rules of IAWA: Read each other; Write or be Written; Buy our Books; 
and new rule, Review each other!
July 27, 28
IAWA at New York City Poetry Festival
Governor’s Island
Hosted by Peter Marra
July 13 
Marisa Labozzetta, Thieves Never Steal in the Rain
and Richard Vetere
September 14 
National Translation Month
Romance is in the Air and on Our Lips
Claudia Serea 
Bordighera Book Boost: Sara Fruner
October 12 
Bordighera Book Boost: Marisa Frasca, Wild Fennel and 
Francesco Paolo Tanzj from Molise, Italy
November 9 
Book Boost:
Barbara Crooker and Maria Mazziotti Gillan
December 14 
Zoe Trischka and TBA

 IAWA’s Boston Series
 @ I AM Books 189 North Street Boston, MA
Hosted by Authors, Julia Lisella and Jennifer Martelli