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March 28, 2011

IAWA Presents Special Spring Events

“Only silence is shame.” - Bartolomeo Vanzetti

The three rules of IAWA: Write or be written, Read each other, Buy our books.

March 12, 2011

IAWA Special Events: Triangle Reading, March 18 + Bilingual Reading...and More

IAWA is among the many sponsors of events surrounding the commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire that took place on March 25, 1911

Cities across the country are staging performances, readings, special events to commemorate the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire that took the lives of 146 young immigrant women...

February 21, 2011

IAWA Presents Susan Scutti and Pauline Spatafora on Saturday, March 12, 2011

Dear Sister is based on actual letters written by the author’s mother to her aunt in Sicily during World War II.

On Saturday, March 12, 2011, the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) invites the prolific and daring Susan Scutti whose work has appeared in dozens of in-print and online...

January 31, 2011

IAW Presents Ginsberg Poetry Award Honorees--Buccino and Giura on Saturday, February 12, 2011

Booted, bumped, down-sized, fired, forced out, hated, hired, jobless, laid off, let go, out of work, out-sourced, pink-slipped, terminated, sacked, unemployed

Saturday, February 12, 2011, the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) invites – Anthony Buccino and Maria Giura -- both of whom won Honorable Mention in the Allen...

January 18, 2011

Mid-Island Y JCC Poetry Series Presents Maria Lisella, Sunday, January 23, 7 pm

Maria Lisella will read from her Pushcart Poetry Prize-Nominated work in Two Naked Feet and Amore on Hope St. at the Mid-Island Y JCC Poetry Series hosted by Gayl Teller.

The Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center's Poetry Reading Series, which is held one Sunday a month, will feature Maria Lisella, co-curator for the Italian American Writers...

January 4, 2011

IAWA Presents Award-winning Author, Paola Corso and Lisa Marie Basile, on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Cornelia St. Cafe

Of Catina's Haircut, Publishers Weekly writes: "Fable-like...the stories...find moments of inspired, ethereal revelation."

New York, NY- On Saturday, January 8, 2011, the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) invites two New York-based writers, Lisa Marie Basile, who unites poetry with politics...