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IAWA New York
@ Jefferson Market Library
425 6th Ave, near 9th St., 1st Floor
Willa Cather Room adjacent to Children’s Reading Room
(Please wait in lobby to enter room.)
Maria Mazziotti & Michael Palma & Open Mic
Saturday, September 9 @ 2:30 [sign up for Open in LOBBY]-4:30 pm
Maria Mazziotti Gillan has published 23 books including her latest book, When the Stars Were Visible (2021). Founder/Exec. Dir. of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College, editor of the Paterson Literary Review, and Professor Emerita in at Binghamton University, her accolades are vast: the American Book Award for All That Lies Between Us; a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts from the Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State Univ.; The Clara Lemlich Award; the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers; and the George Garrett Award for Community Service in Literature from AWP.
Michael Palma is the author of the poetry collections A Fortune in Gold, Begin in Gladness, and the forthcoming Local Colors, as well as Faithful in My Fashion: Essays on the Translation of Poetry. He has published twenty translations of modern Italian poetry, including prize-winning volumes of Guido Gozzano and Diego Valeri with Princeton University Press. His translation of the Inferno was published by Norton in 2002 and reissued as a Norton Critical Edition in 2007 and in the Norton Library series in 2021. His fully rhymed translation of the complete Divine Comedy will be published by Liveright in 2024.