IAWA’s Open Reading Series–Saturday, April 9, 2016–Featuring Wendy Galgan and Tony Gloeggler

IAWA Celebrates National Poetry Month

WHERE: Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A (6th Street) East Village, NYC-10009

WHEN:  Saturday, April 9, 2016 @  5:30 – 7:30 pm

Wendy Galgan directs the Women’s Poetry Initiative at St. Francis College in Brooklyn and edits Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters there. Her poems have appeared in California Quarterly and The AFCU Journal, On Earth As It Is, and Forge.  Galgan’s work will appear in two upcoming anthologies, Villanelles and Grabbing the Apple: An Anthology of New York Women Poets. She has won a number of awards and honorable mentions recently. She Chairs the English Department at St. Francis.

Tony Gloeggler is a life-long Queens. His work has been recently published in Rattle, Paterson Literary Review, The Raleigh Review, Nerve Cowboy, The Chiron Review , The Columbia Poetry Review. His full length books include One Wish Left (Pavement Saw Press) and The Last Lie (NYQ Books). Last year, two new books were released: a collaboration with photographer Marco North Tony Come Back August (Bittersweet Editions), and Until The Last Light Leaves (NYQ Books). Much of his work focuses his relationships with members of group homes for the developmentally disabled.

COVER: $8 includes beverage.

CONTACT: www.sidewalkny.com; or 212-473-7373

DIRECTIONS: By Subway, F to Second Avenue or #6 to Astor Place

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Next Readings

May 14: Rachel Guido DeVries and Joseph Giordano @Cornelia St. Café

June 11: Lawyers Write: Tony Iovino and Stephanie Laterza @Sidewalk Café

July 9: Joel Allegretti and Mark Rotella of Publishers’ Weekly @Cornelia St. Café

August 13: Joey Nicoletti and Nicole Santalucia @Sidewalk Café

September 10: Gil Fagiani and Frank Lentricchia @Cornelia St. Café

October 8: Embroidered Stories: Edvige Giunta and Joseph Sciorra @Sidewalk Café

November 12: Chuck Joy and Jennifer Militello @Cornelia St. Café

Our Mission: IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.

Circolo Literario, Online Poetry Circle

Initiated in 2014 by Gil Fagiani and Nick Matros. Members are welcomed to join this online poetry workshop. Contact fagianella@aol.com