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The Italian-American Writers Association, New York City Literary Series November 2019

By Mulberry Street Branch NYPL

IAWA New York City Literary Series Presents November 2019 @ Mulberry Street Branch NYPL

Book Boost: Barbara Crooker and Maria Mazziotti Gillan 

Maria Mazziotti Gillan is winner of AWP’s 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature, Poets & Writers’ 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award, and the 2008 American Book Award for All That Lies Between Us. She has published 23 books and is Founder/ Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, NJ, and has been appointed a Bartle Professor at Binghamton University—SUNY and Professor Emerita of English and creative writing. www.mariagillan.com.

Barbara Crooker has written nine poetry collections; her latest is Some Glad Morning (Pitt Poetry Series). A 50-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize and five-time nominee for Best of the Net, she was a 1997 Grammy Awards Finalist for her part in the audio version of the popular anthology, Grow Old Along With Me–The Best is Yet to Be (Papier Mache Press).

Her awards include the WB Yeats Society of New York Award, the Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award, and three Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships. Her work appears in a variety of anthologies, including Common Wealth: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania, and The Bedford Introduction to Literature. Crooker is a poetry editor for the journal, Italian Americana. www.barbaracrooker.com

Three rules of IAWA: Read each other; Write or be Written; Buy our Books; 
and new rule, Review each other!

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Event Date: Nov 9, 2019
Event Time: 2:00PM
Event Duration: 2 hours

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