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August 23, 2015

Words of Wisdom: My 2¢ on the Television Biz

Dom Serafini

Editoriali da due soldi ora anche in versione audiobook

August 21, 2015

It's Not What They Think About You

Darrell Fusaro
Fusaro 2015

When we think thoughts of love and appreciation towards others, we feel connected, confident, and optimistic.

August 15, 2015

IAWA Presents Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta on Saturday, September 12, @ Cornelia St. Cafe

Writes Sandra Mortola Gilbert, author of The Culinary Imagination: "... Personal Effects is both a brilliant tribute to a powerful scholar-memoirist and a significant contribution to Italian-American studies and cultural studies more generally. It is a collection to savor!"

The Italian American Writers Association (iawa) presents two Italian American scholars -- Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta -- on Saturday, September 12 at Cornelia St. Café, 29...

August 9, 2015

Part II -- The Unfortunate Pilgrim*: Or You Can’t Get There From Here

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
The shortcut to Laurino, we thought (La scorciatoia a Laurino, abbiamo pensato).

Finding her roots in the almost mythic hometown of my wife's father, Anthony Charles Nicoletti, wasn't as easy as we thought it was, but it was well worth the effort. To...

August 6, 2015

Paul Piccone – Natural Born Intellectual … Terroni Surprise: 19th Century Neapolitan Origins of 20th Century Italian Philosophy

Tom Verso

Paul Piccone writes: “Antonio Gramsci’s … articulation of Marxism … finds its origins in nineteenth-century NEAPOLITIAN neo-Hegelianism…[which came to] DOMINATE...

August 1, 2015

IAWA-East Welcomes Louisa Calio and Carole Giangrande to 2nd Saturdays August 8 @ Sidewalk Cafe

Of Journey to the Heart Waters, Pasquale Verdicchio writes: "Out of such recounting emerges a figure that has gained great currency and importance for a re-reading of the Italian South and its relationship to other Mediterranean realities, the Black Madonna ..."

On 2nd Saturday, August 8, 2015, the Italian American Writers Association’s (iawa) will feature new work: from Louisa Calio's first poetry collection and award-winning Canadian...

July 30, 2015

Meeting a Beat in Paris

George De Stefano

Fred Misurella recalls his 1976 interview with Gregory Corso, newly republished in "The Whole Shot"

July 24, 2015

Get Away and Discover Your Best

Darrell Fusaro
Fusaro 2015

For anyone interested in stepping out boldly and getting the most out of the business of living

July 17, 2015

Part I -- The Unfortunate Pilgrim*: Or You Can’t Get There From Here

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
A Cangelosi wedding circa 1935. My mother Martha Rose is the beautiful bridesmaid in the upper right corner. She didn't marry a Sicilian. Therefore the reason for this story.

*With apologies to Mario Puzo this essay in three-parts will demonstrate why, as to reconnecting to or even finding my Sicilian/Italian ethnic roots, "you can't get there from...

July 16, 2015

What Happens If You Give Your Angel The Finger?

Darrell Fusaro
Fusaro 2015

"God appears in my world when I move aside, and allow Him to step into it." -Anonymous

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