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August 24, 2016

IAWA Remembers Frank Polizzi: Poet, Playwright, Editor, Novelist

Frank Polizzi was the editor of the online multi-cultural journal FEILE-FESTA and a long-time IAWA member

IAWA is saddened to share the passing of one of its long-time members, Frank Polizzi. Through his journal FEILE-FESTA, Frank Polizzi published many IAWA and non-IAWA members' work..

August 2, 2016

IAWA Features Bordighera Authors: Joey Nicoletti and Nicole Santalucia on Sat. Aug. 13 @ Sidewalk Cafe

Of Santalucia's book, Brian Fanelli writes: "The poems are unflinching in their handling of the personal, something fewer and fewer contemporary poets are doing ... there are plenty of miracles in "Because I Did Not Die ..."

The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2016. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday..

July 29, 2016

The Rise of Italo-Trumpism

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
I didn't have a picture of Donald Trump, but this copy I painted of one of Vincent Van Gogh's many sunflowers has pretty much the color of his hair.

Why are so many Americans of Italian descent leaning rightward toward the candidacy of Donald J. Trump for the most powerful position in the world --- the Presidency of the United..

July 27, 2016

In New York Life's a JOY-ney

Darrell Fusaro
Fusaro 2016

Joy and enthusiasm let us know we’re heading toward more life, more joy, and more of what we were created to be doing; in other words, success.

July 15, 2016

Sicily - Historical Essays ... index

Tom Verso

Over the years there have been a number of random essays posted on this blog about the history and culture of Sicily. The purpose of this posting is to provide an aggregated...

July 15, 2016

Quando una città si innamora della sua storia

Mimì De Maio

Il progetto "Storie di Napoli nelle Scuole" promosso da Spazio Cultura Italia con l'obiettivo di coinvolgere i ragazzi nell'opera di recupero della memoria storica della città.

July 9, 2016

In Puglia with Radici del Sud 2016

Charles Scicolone
Charles Scicolone

Tasting wine with Le Donna del Vino and other Puglia Wine Producers.

July 8, 2016


Traci Andrighetti

The Eternal City During the "Hollywood on the Tiber" Era

July 8, 2016

New York Loves You

Darrell Fusaro
Fusaro 2016

Whenever you're willing, she's always eager to take you on a thrilling adventure.

July 7, 2016

IAWA Moves to Governor's Island Sat. July 30 @ 12 Noon Whitehorse Stage

250 Poets. 5 Boroughs. 2 Days. ONE CITY

This month IAWA is switching it up a bit; skipping reading @Cornelia St. Cafe and heading out to Governor's Island to join 250 poets from 5 boroughs for 2 days in One City. Join....

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