27th Anniversary 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 odd months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA-West continues at Cornelia Street Café on even months.
Visit and join us at iawa.net
IAWA Features Red Wheelbarrow Poet John Barrale and Novelist Tiziana Rinaldi Castro
on Saturday, May 12, 2018
|WHERE: Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., NYC
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm
WHO: Tiziana Rinaldi Castro is a writer, Ancient Greek Literature professor, and Transformational Life Coach.
In Italy she has published three novels—Come della rosa (2017), Due cose amare e una dolce (2007), and Il lungo ritorno (2001) and a poetry book: Dai Morti (1992). Stateside, she has contributed to the anthology Embroidered Stories, (2014). She is a frequent op-ed writer for the Italian newspapers Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Alias, Il Manifesto, and Il Reportage.
In March of this year, John Barrale’s “Poems for the Camel” won the 2018 Cosmographia Chapbook prize. His poems and flash fiction has been published in many online and print publications, most recently, in Unrorean, East Meets West—American Writers Review, Icon, Narrative Northeast, Pidgeonholes, Passager, Sensations Magazine, Molotov Cocktail, NILVX, and The Esthetic Apostle. Along with five other “Gang of Five” members, John hosts and curates The Red Wheelbarrow reading series in Rutherford, NJ.
Hosting: IAWA Board member, Nick Matros
COVER: $10 includes complimentary drink.
DIRECTIONS: A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.
WEBSITE: iawa.net Web Mistress: Christina Bruni
IAWA Newsletter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feel free to send links to book reviews of Italian American authors’ books to Annie Lanzillotto
who will post the links to our Facebook
IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.. The three rules of IAWA:
Read One Another, Write or Be Written, and Buy Our Books
June 9: Amy Barone and Joey Nicoletti @ Sidewalk
July 14: FRIENDS OF IAWA:
Gordon Gilbert and Susan Weiman @ Cornelia St.
NO READING IN AUGUST