IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents February Update

With the closing of Cornelia St. Cafe, IAWA will be exploring other venues for our literary reading. Check website for venues & time changes at iawa.net

28th Anniversary Readings & Special Events

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 28th 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 followed by two Features and Book Signings.

IAWA Features

Love, Lust, Eros & Talks on the Wild Side with Camilla Crespi and Peter Marra 

on Saturday, February 23rd

WHERE: New York Public Library Mulberry St. Branch

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:  Saturday, February 23rd @ 2-4 PM


WHO: Camilla Trinchieri, eager to try something new, wrote the e-book, Desire,Inc., an erotic novel written under the name of Zoe Zarani. Under the pseudonym Camilla Crespi, she has published seven novels in “The Trouble With” mystery series. The Breakfast Club Murder was published in 2014. As Camilla Trinchieri she has published, The Price of Silence (2007-Soho Press) and Seeking Alice (2016-SUNY Press). Both have been translated and published in Italy. www.camillatrinchieri.com

Peter Marra’s writings explore addiction, love, sex and secrets. Author of 4 poetry books and over 300 poems, his latest poetry collection is Random Crucifixions: Obsessions, Dolls and Maniac Cameras (Hammer & anvil Books). A hyper-surrrealistic giallo novel, A Naked Kiss from a Broken Doll, is due out in 2019.


FUTURE DATES at this venue: July 13, September 15, November 9


IAWA: iawa.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/italianamericanwritersassociation


Next IAWA Events & Readings

March 23 @ NYPL Mulberry St. Branch

featuring Italiano per caso, Italian by Chance

Bernard Block and Rosalie Calabrese


 @ I AM Books 189 North Street Boston, MA

Hosted by Authors, Julia Lisella and Jennifer Martelli


 Our Mission

IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.