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IAWA New York
@ Jefferson Market Library
425 6th Ave, near 9th St., 1st Floor
Willa Cather Room
Please wait in lobby as adults are not allowed in Children’s Room.
Featuring: Christina Bruni & Annie Lanzillotto & Open Mic
Saturday, May 13@ 2:30 [sign up for Open in LOBBY]-4:45 pm
An award-winning blogger, Christina Bruni’s first book was the critically acclaimed memoir Left of the Dial. Her latest book is Working Assets: A Career Guide for Peers – Finding and Succeeding at a Job Living with a Mental Illness. She writes the Bruni in the City column for City Voices mental health journal, for which she won a Volunteer Journalist award. Her work has appeared in Feile-Festa, Sweet Lemons: Writings with a Sicilian Accent, Fresh Words: An International Literary Journal and Benessere Psicologico: Contemporary Thought on Italian American Mental Health. An IAWA Board Member, she has been in IAWA for 23 years.
Annie Rachele Lanzillotto’s books are: Whaddyacall the Wind? (Bordighera Press), Hard Candy: Caregiving, Mourning, and Stage Light; and Pitch Roll Yaw, (Guernica World Editions), L is for Lion: an italian bronx butch freedom memoir (SUNY Press; finalist for LAMBDA Literary Award), Schistsong (Bordighera Press.) She podcasts as Annie’s Story Cave. Her albums include: Never Argue With a Jackass; and Swampjuice: Yankee with a Southern Peasant Soul. Lanzillotto has been awarded grants from New York Foundation for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, Dancing in the Streets, Dixon Place, Franklin Furnace, Puffin Foundation, Creatives Rebuild New York, and Trickle Up NYC. AnnieLanzillotto.com
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