IAWA New York City Literary Series May 2019

SATURDAY, MAY 18 @ NYPL Mulberry St. 
Double Book Boost: 
Kathy Curto and 
Mike Fiorito
Kathy Curto teaches at The Writing Institute/Sarah Lawrence College and Montclair State University. She is the author of Not for Nothing-Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood . She serves on the faculty of the Joe Papaleo Writers’ Workshop in Cetara, Italy and lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and their four children.
Mike Fiorito’s book Call Me Guido was just published by Ovunque Siamo Press in 2019. His two short story collections Hallucinating Huxley and Freud’s Haberdashery Habits & Other Stories were published by Alien Buddha Press in 2018.  His writings have appeared in Ovunque Siamo, Narratively, Mad Swirl, Pif Magazine, Longshot Island, Beautiful Losers, The Honest Ulsterman, Chagrin River Review, The New Engagement and other publications.He  is currently a guest editor for Mad Swirl Magazine.  His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
All Readings begin with an Open Mic, followed by two features and book sales and signings.
Hosted by Peter Marra
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!
June 22 @NYPL Mulberry St. 
Book Boost:
Joe Giordano and Maria Lisella
June 29@ NYPL Mulberry St. 
Tales of Two Maria’s
Bordighera Book Boost x2:
Maria Terrone and Maria Giura
July 27, 28
IAWA at New York City Poetry Festival
Governor’s Island
Hosted by Peter Marra
July 13 @ NYPL Mulberry St. 
Book Boost x2:
Sara Fruner, Bitter Bites from Sugar Hills
Marisa Labozzetta, Thieves Never Steal in the Rain. 
September 14 @ NYPL Mulberry St. 
National Translation Month
Romance is in the Air and on Our Lips
Claudia Serea and TBA
October 12 @ NYPL Mulberry St.
Book Boost:
Marisa Frasca, Wild Fennel and 
Francesco Paolo Tanzj from Molise, Italy
November 9 @ NYPL Mulberry St.
Book Boost:
Barbara Crooker and Maria Mazziotti Gillan
December 14 @ NYPL Mulberry St.
Zoe Trischka and TBA

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