IAWA Boston and New York City Literary Series November 2021


IAWA New York & Boston Present:

Academy of American Poets Fellows

Rosemarie Dombrowski & Grace Cavalieri

Saturday, November 20, 2021 (on Zoom)

6-8 PM EST; Open Mic begins at 6-doors “close” at 6:15!

Admission is free; registration is required.

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Rosemarie Dombrowski is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Phoenix, AZ and the founding editor of both rinky dink press (a publisher of micro-poetry) and The Revolution (Relaunch), an award-winning, creative resurgence of the newspaper of the National Woman’s Suffrage Association. She’s published three collections of poetry, including The Cleavage Planes of Southwest Minerals [A Love Story], winner of the 2017 Split Rock Review chapbook competition. She’s the recipient of an Arts Hero Award, a Great 48 award, a Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets. She’s also the founding director of Revisionary Arts, a nonprofit that facilitates therapeutic poetry workshops.

Grace Cavalieri is Maryland’s tenth Poet Laureate. She’s the author of several books and chapbooks of poetry and produced plays. Grace holds The AWP’s George Garrett Award, the Pen-Fiction, the Allen Ginsberg, Bordighera Poetry, and Paterson Poetry awards; the “Annie” Award; The inaugural Columbia Award; and The CPB Silver Medal. Her new book is The Secret Letters of Madame de Stael.” She founded and hosts “The Poet and the Poem,” celebrating 45 years on-air in 2022, now from The Library of Congress.


Maria Lisella, Jennifer Martelli, Julia Lisella

Curators, Italian American Writers Association