IAWA New York Literary Series April 2024

Three rules of IAWA:

Read Each Other, Write or Be Written, Buy Each Other’s Books! And review each other!

Pennsylvania Voices:

Tom d’Egidio & Nicole Santalucia

Saturday, April 13, 2024 (on Zoom)

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

Admission is free; registration required @ www.iawa.net

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IAWA New York Presents

Raised by his Abruzzese grandparents, Tom d’Egidio is a native of Philadelphia. A poet, novelist and translator (Italian poetry), he is Director-At-Large of the NY Browning Society.  He recently completed a novel, titled Mondo Scungilli, a coming-of-age tale about a young Italian-American guy from Philly trying to enter the New York art world and find love in 1980 Downtown Manhattan. Darklight Publishing in NYC and Mexico City will publish his latest poetry collection entitled Years Of Pilgrimage (bilingual, English-Spanish), later this year. He has lived in San Francisco, NYC, Rome & Quito, but is now back in Philly.

Nicole Santalucia is the author of The Book of Dirt (NYQ Books), Spoiled Meat (Headmistress Press), and Because I Did Not Die (Bordighera Press). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Colorado Review, Palette PoetryThe Best American PoetryLos Angeles ReviewNorth American Review, Sonora Review, Fourteen HillsThe Cincinnati Review, The RumpusThe Normal SchoolOut Magazine and elsewhere. She is an Associate Professor, the Director of First-Year Writing, co-chair of the LGBTQ+ Advisory Council, and she serves on the steering committee of the Institute for Social Inclusion at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.

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