With the closing of Cornelia St. Cafe, IAWA will be exploring other venues for our literary reading.
Check website for venue changes. 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.
IAWA Features Julie Forgione and Jennifer Martelli at NYPL Mulberry St. Branch
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
FUTURE DATES at this venue: July 13, September 15, November 9
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 12 @ 2-4 PM
Julie Forgione is working on two collections: one of short stories and another of poetry. A professional writing consultant at the Fashion Institute of Technology and an ESL teacher, she has a background in painting and fine art. She makes an annual sojourn to Italy each year to keep her Italian flowing and is a regular at IAWA readings.
Jennifer Martelli is the author of The Uncanny Valley (Big Table Publishing Company, 2016) and My Tarantella (Bordighera Press, 2018), as well as the chapbook, After Bird from Grey Book Press. She is the recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry and poetry editor for The Mom Egg Review.
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Next IAWA Events & Readings
Feb. 9 @ Sidewalk Cafe
Love, Lust, Eros or Talks on the Wild Side
featuring Peter Marra and Camillia Trinchieri
NEW + NOTEWORTHY IAWA’s Boston Series
@ I AM Books 189 North Street Boston, MA
Hosted by Authors, Julia Lisella and Jennifer Martelli
IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.