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September 30, 2016

IAWA Features: Embroidered Stories from the Italian Diaspora at Sidewalk Cafe on Saturday, October 8, 2016

Of Embroidered Stories, Adriana Trigiani writes: “This collection is a treasure of all that is sacred and dear, the unsung women in our lives who made the world more beautiful with their talents.”

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every 2nd Saturday of the...

September 19, 2016

Frank J. Barbaro: A Powerfully Gentle Giant

Jerry Krase
Campaign website photo of Frank J. Barbaro in his unsuccessful bid for the United States House of Representatives New York District 13 in 2004. It captures the smile I remember best.

Frank J. Barbaro passed on Labor Day Weekend. He championed progressive causes such as the rights of organized, unorganized, and even disorganized labor, government corruption,...

September 18, 2016

IAWA Joins Bordighera Press @ Brooklyn Book Festival 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....

September 16, 2016

Maurizio De Giovanni per “The world bridge New York Napoli 2016”

Mimì De Maio

È partita la campagna di crowdfunding su Meridonare per il progetto culturale promosso da Spazio Cultura Italia in collaborazione con New York Italians che si terrà a novembre a..

September 14, 2016

WOV-AM’s La Grande Famiglia

Joseph Sciorra
Ad for WOV-AM from 'Divagando' magazine, July 28, 1954.

Written and audio documents for my research and essay on the radio show "La Grande Famiglia."

September 14, 2016

Post-World War II Italian Immigrants in Cinema

Laura E. Ruberto
Wild is the Wind, directed by George Cukor
Film poster, 1957

An evolving list of U.S.- and Italian- produced films featuring Italian immigrants to the United States from 1945 to the present.

September 7, 2016

IAWA Features Gil Fagiani and NYTimes Best Selling Author Wally Lamb Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 at Cornelia St. Cafe

Celebrate IAWA's 25th Anniversary with 2nd Saturday Readings & Special Events

To celebrate its first 25 years, IAWA has co-sponsored events with organizations such as the Vito Marcantonio Forum's Author Series, participated in the NYC Poetry Festival on...

September 1, 2016

New York Italians scende in campo per il terremoto del centro Italia

Mimì De Maio

L'associazione di italiani a New York si mobilita per aiutare le vittime del terremoto del centro Italia. Raccolta fondi, eventi e centri di raccolta in tutta la town.

August 30, 2016

What It Means To Be Italian American

Darrell Fusaro
Fusaro 2016

The one word that best describes Italian Americans' significant contribution to our nation.

August 24, 2016

Discovering the Black Madonna Right Before My Very Eyes

Joseph Sciorra
Joseph Sciorra
Phoenix Bar, 447 East 13th Street, Manhattan

Learning something new about the historical devotion to the Madonna Nera del Tindari in Manhattan’s East Village.

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