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IAWA Welcomes Authors John Domini and Joseph Tirella on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Sidewalk Cafe

IAWA Welcomes Authors John Domini and Joseph Tirella on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Sidewalk Cafe

IAWA . (October 2, 2014)
Of Tomorrowland, the New York Daily News writes: "Joseph Tirella revisits the 1964 World’s Fair, the event that transformed Flushing Meadows-Corona Park into a space-age marvel and gave baby boomers a symbolic point of departure in their coming-of-age saga."

The Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presents award-winning authors John Domini and Joseph Tirella on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A (at 6th Street) in New York City’s East Village, www.sidewalkny.com; 212-473-7373. The reading takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and kicks off with Open Mic readings of five minutes followed by the featured writers.

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John Domini is a versatile and prolific writer who has garnered awards in various genres.  In 2014, Dzanc Books published a selection of Domini's literary criticism, The Sea-God's Herb, as well as electronic versions of his first four books. Over the next two years, Dzanc will publish a sequence of short stories, MOVIEOLA!, and  novel The Color Inside a Melon. His poetry collection, The Grand McLuckless Road Atlas, was published by Pedestrian Press in 2013.  Domini’s work has appeared in Paris ReviewPloughsharesGQThe New York TimesMeridian and several anthologies, among other publications.  He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ingram-Merrill Foundation. He lives in Des Moines, IA. http://www.johndomini.com/
 
Joseph Tirella wrote the New York Times' bestseller Tomorrow-Land: The 1964-65 World’s Fair and the Transformation of America from Lyon Press. The book, which Barnes & Noble selected for its “Discover Great New Writers program” examines the impact of the 1964-65’s World’s Fair and its place in the turbulent 1960s. Of Tomorrowland, the New York Daily News writes: "Joseph Tirella revisits the 1964 World’s Fair, the event that transformed Flushing Meadows-Corona Park into a space-age marvel and gave baby boomers a symbolic point of departure in their coming-of-age saga."
Writer and editor Tirella’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Vibe, Rolling Stone, EsquirePeople, the Daily News, Portfolio.com, Reader’s Digest, and Fortune Small Business, among other publications. Tirella is a Queens, NY native. http://jtirella.wordpress.com/
 

About the Italian American Writers Association Literary Readings: Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month.  IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.

Press Contacts:
Maria Lisella, IAWA Board Member and Co-curator
Phone: (718) 777-1178 and Email: marialisella@aol.com

Amy Barone, IAWA Board Member 
Phone: (646) 942-4972 and Email: amybbarone@gmail.com

COVER: $8 includes complimentary beverage.  

CONTACT: www.sidewalkny.com; or 212-473-7373.
DIRECTIONS: By Subway, F to Second Avenue or #6 to Astor Place
Next Readings
Nov. 8:  Suzanne Petito and Michael Trocchia @Cornelia Street Café
Dec. 13: Richard Vetere and Antonio d’Alfonso @Sidewalk Café
Jan. 17, 2015:  Frank Messina and TBA @Cornelia Street Café
NOTE one-time change, Jan. reading on 3rd Saturday

 

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