IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Anthony D’Aries and Julia Lisella – April 11, 2015

Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month.  IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.

APRIL 11: iawa-East @ Sidewalk Café @ 5:30 PM, 94 Ave. A @ 6th St.

WHO: Anthony D’Aries is the author of The Language of Men: A Memoir (Hudson Whitman Press, 2012), which received the PEN/New England Discovery Prize and ForeWord Magazine’s Memoir-of-the-Year Award. His essays have appeared in SolsticeThe Good Men ProjectShelf AwarenessThe Literary Review, and have been finalists for Fourth Genre’s Michael Steinberg Essay Prize and the Diana Wood’s Memorial Creative Nonfiction Award.

Julia Lisella is the author of  Always (WordTech Editions 2014), Terrain (WordTech Editions, 2007) and Love Song Hiroshima (Finishing Line Press, 2004), a chapbook. Her poems have been widely anthologized and appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, ValparaisoPrairie Schooner, Crab Orchard Review. She has received residencies from the Millay, Dorset and MacDowell Colonies for the arts and has held several grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

2015 Readings:

May 9:    Gil Fagiani and Stephen Siciliano @Cornelia St. Café

June 13:    George Guida  and Susan Lembo Balik @Sidewalk Café

July 11: Fred Misurella and Joseph Luzzi @Cornelia St.  Café

Aug. 8: Louisa Calio and Carole Giagrande @Sidewalk  Café

Sept. 12: Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta @Cornelia St. Café

Oct. 10: Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Michael Palma @ Sidewalk Café

Nov.14: Bob Agnoli and Tommy Fucaloro @Cornelia St. Café

Dec. 12: Premiere of Student Partners Night @Sidewalk Café

Contacts:  www.iawa.net,  www.corneliastreetcafe.com  or  www.sidewalkny.com

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