IAWA’s Open Reading Series–Saturday, December 10, 2016–Featuring Trio of Emerging Writers from New Jersey City University

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

WHEN:  Saturday, December 10, 20165:30 – 7:30 pm 

WHO: Gina DiRenzi is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Urban Education and a certification in administration. She teaches high school English for NJCU’s University Academy Charter High School. She has presented her work at various venues, including the Italian American Studies Association.

Rebecca Poggiali wrote non-fiction and participated in many on campus reading events at New Jersey City University. Her writing has been published in ThoughtCatalog and NJCU’S literary journal, PATHS. In 2016, she received honorable mention for the Kathy Potter Memorial Writing Award for memoir and nonfiction.

Marc Pollifrone studied screenwriting at TheFilmSchool in Seattle and completed UCLA’s Screenwriting Professional Program. He has presented his work in many venues and published in PATHs. He received the Kathy Potter Memorial Writing Award for memoir and nonfiction.

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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2017 Readings

January 14: Brian Fanelli (NYQ Books) and Phillip Giambri aka The Ancient Mariner @ Cornelia St. Café

February 11: Joel Allegretti and Annie Lanzillotto @ Sidewalk Café

March 11: Marisa Labozzetta @ Cornelia St. Cafe

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