Italian American Open Reading Series


Italian American Open Reading Series – Marisa Labozzetta

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (  Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its Open Reading series every second Saturday of the month.  Readings now held at two venues:  Cornelia Street Café on odd months (July, Sept, Nov) and Sidewalk Café on even months (Aug, Oct, Dec.)

Award-winning author Marisa Labozzetta’s latest novel is Sometimes It Snows in America. Her short story, Forecast for a Sunny Day, won the Watchung Arts Center Award for Short Fiction in 2010. She also won first prize in the Rio Grande Writers’ fiction contest and was a finalist in Playboy’s Victoria Chen Haider Memorial Literary Award for Fiction.

Poet and performance artist Annie Rachele Lanzillotto is the author of poetry book Schistsong and memoir L is for Lion, An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir (SUNY Press) about a Bronx tomboy in the 1960s. She is the songwriter and vocalist of the albums Blue Pill (Annie Lanzillotto Band/StreetCry Productions), Eleven Recitations (StreetCry), and Carry My Coffee, (StreetCry). Her poem Triple Bypass won the Italian American Writers Association Paolucci Award in Poetry.

Event Venue : Cornelia Street Café

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Italian American Open Reading Series
Event Category: Book Signings
When: July 13, 2013
Time: 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Where: Cornelia Street Café
Cost: $$8
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