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May 29, 2008

Queer Encounters of the Italian Kind: An Interview with Filmmaker, Marie Martino

Mary Cappello
Marie Martino
Home movie still

The first in a series of conversations with (mostly but not exclusively) gay and lesbian writers, artists, filmmakers, and public intellectuals who have some link to Italian or...

April 28, 2008

Immigration is at its Center, But is it a Lyric Essay? A Letter

Mary Cappello
I still compose with a pen

A student at Hamline University named Julie Bach wrote to me with questions about my latest book, Awkward: A Detour (Bellevue Literary Press) which she is studying in a graduate...

April 22, 2008

Announcing the Cicchetto as a Literary Form and Inviting Others to Submit their Cicchetti Here

Mary Cappello
Jean Walton
queer encounters of the Sicilian kind

Announcing the first of three projects that I hope to pursue on I-Italy in the days ahead: to theorize and compose "cicchetti" together: a literary form in the tradition of the...