IAWA New York Literary Series March 2024

Three rules of IAWA: Read Each Other, Write or Be Written, Buy Each Other’s Books! And review each other!

IAWA New York presents Long Island Italian American Authors:

Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan & Robert Savino

Saturday, March 9, 2024 (on Zoom)

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

Admission is free; registration required

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Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan is the Editor of the Long Island Sounds Anthology and is best known for her decades-long community service as she founded the Long Island Poetry & Literature Repository in 2020 and for being the first female Suffolk County Poet Laureate (2009-2011). Her newest work includes Chasing Clouds (Wyld Syde Press, 2024); The Long Way to Home: A Short Memoir (Wyld Syde Press) is forthcoming. Her other titles include a children’s book, Would You Hug a Porcupine (The North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2022); Howling the Moon (7th Quarry Press, 2018); Life’s a Beach (Writers Ink, 2011).

Robert Savino, Suffolk County Poet Laureate 2015-2017, is a native Long Island poet, Board Member at the Walt Whitman Birthplace and Long Island Poetry & Literature Repository Center.

He is the winner of the 2008 Oberon Poetry Prize and Town of Islip Italian American Heritage Award for Visual & Performing Arts—Literature (2019).

Savino is co-editor of two bilingual collections of Italian Americans Poets, No Distance Between Us. His books include fireballs of an illuminated scarecrow, Inside a Turtle Shell and I’m Not the Only One Here. He currently enjoys his role as poetry mentor.

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