IAWA’s Open Reading Series–Saturday, January 14, 2016–Featuring Brian Fanelli & Phillip Giambri

IAWA Features Poet Brian Fanelli and Ancient Mariner Phillip Giambri

WHERE: @ Cornelia St. Café @ 29 Cornelia St. off Bleecker

WHEN:  Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 5:45 – 7:45 pm

WHO: Brian Fanelli is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Waiting for the Dead to Speak (NYQ Books), All That Remains (Unbound Content) and the chapbook Front Man (Big Table Publishing). Brian’s work has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Working Class Studies Association’s Tillie Olsen Creative Writing Award. His poetry has appeared in several publications, including The Los Angeles Times, World Literature Today, LABOR, Boston Literary Magazine, Portland Review, Oklahoma Review, Kentucky Review, and elsewhere.

Phillip Giambri’s work has appeared in Artists in the Kitchen, The Long Islander, Silver Birch Press, and online on NewYorkCityTalking.com.  His first book, Confessions of a Repeat Offender is a compilation of his performance stories and poems.  He curates a popular monthly spoken word/poetry event, Rimes of The Ancient Mariner, now in its fourth year. He was the subject of a recent feature in The New York Times http://nyti.ms/2hiFAk2

COVER: $10 includes complimentary drink.

CONTACT: www.corneliastreetcafe.com; or 212-989-9319.

DIRECTIONS: Trains: A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.

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 Next IAWA Events & Readings

Feb. 11: Joel Allegretti and Annie Lanzillotto @ Sidewalk Cafe

March 11: Marisa Labozzetta and Tim Tomlinson @ Cornelia St. Cafe

April 8: Stephen Massimilla and TBA @Sidewalk Cafe