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IAWA Joins Bordighera Press @ Brooklyn Book Festival 2016

IAWA Joins Bordighera Press @ Brooklyn Book Festival 2016

IAWA . (September 18, 2016)

IAWA is proud to join The Brooklyn Book Festival, the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.


Continue celebrating IAWA's 25th Anniversary in Brooklyn, where it all started ... back in 1991 ...

Sunday, Sept. 18 @Brooklyn Book Festival

IAWA joins Bordighera @ Booth#234 right near the Christopher Columbus garden ... what could be more appropriate ... we will be there from 10 AM to 6PM

Stop by say hello and if you are an IAWA member, bring your books, notices to share at the booth.


Post-Festival News ... 

We'll be toasting Mark Ciabattari's latest book, Preludes to History published by Bordighera Press    

Thursday, Sept. 15 @John D. Calandra Institute
Keep watch on the Brooklyn Book Festival .. ​on Thursday SEPT 15 Join me and this roster of thinkers, writers, and others who have alot to say about writing .. Beyond #EllisIsland

A round table discussion of the past, present, and future of Italian/American literature that includes readings and discussion with writers #DeanAnthonyJTamburri, Fred Gardaphe, Robert Viscusi, Louisa Ermelino, Maria Lisella, @MarkCiabattari and Mark Rotella

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And 2nd Saturday reading, Oct. 8

IAWA Features: Embroidered Stories from the Italian Diaspora

WHERE: Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A (6th Street) East Village, NYC-10009
WHEN:  Saturday, October 8, 2016 @  5:30 - 7:30 pm
WHO:Edited by Edvige Giunta and Joseph Sciorra, Embroidered Stories is a collection of work that interprets Italian women’s needlework, a cultural touchstone as powerful as pasta and Neapolitan music. The collection is an interdisciplinary collection of creative work by 37 authors ranging from meolire, poetry and visula arts. Joining them will be three contributors: Paola Corso, Joanna Clapps Herman and Marisa Frasca.
COVER: $8 includes beverage.; or 212-473-7373.DIRECTIONS: By Subway, F to Second Avenue or #6 to Astor Place
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BLOG: italian american writers café
Next Readings
November 12: Chuck Joy and Jennifer Militello @Cornelia St. Café
December 10: Emerging Authors
organized by Edvige Giunta, IAWA Academic Liaison
Our Mission
IAWA promotes Italian American literature by encouraging the writing, reading, publication, distribution, translation, and study of writing by Italian American authors.
Circolo Literario, Online Poetry Circle
Initiated in 2014 by Gil Fagiani and Nick Matros. Members are welcomed to join this online poetry workshop. Contact [email protected]







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