events

 

upcoming

Friday, November 2, 2018 – 5:15pm
IDEA Boston
Panelist: “Italian Parents, American Children, Cultural Differences, Relating Bonds, and Negotiating Identities”
Dante Alighieri Society
41 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA
ideaboston.com

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – 7pm
Reading from A Day in June
Broadside Bookshop
247 Main Street
Northampton, MA
413-586-4235

 

previous events

  • Celebrating Writers of the Pioneer Valley. Gallery of Readers Press. Broadside Bookshop, Northampton, MA, November, 2016.

  • Feature Reader, I AM BOOKS, Boston, MA, September, 2016.

  • Feature Reader, Broadside Bookshop Northampton, MA, May, 2016.

  • Book Launching, Supermarket at Kensington Market, Toronto, Canada, April, 2016.

  • Italian American Studies Association, “Death Italian American Style,” Washington, DC, October, 2015.

  • Guest Author, Plainview Congress of Teachers Retirees, September 9, 2016, Huntington, NY.

  • Feature Reader with Christopher Castellani, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, March, 2014.

  • Author Talk, Edwards Public Library, Southampton, MA, November, 2013.

  • Feature Reader with Karen Osborn, Forbes Library, Northampton, MA, November, 2013.

  • Feature Reader with Robert Viscusi, Louise DeSalvo, Louisa Calio, Peter Covino, and Stan Pugliese, Canio’s Books, Sag Harbor, NY, August, 2013.

  • Feature Reader, Broadside Bookshop, Northampton, MA, November, 2012.

  • Book Launching, Supermarket at Kensington Market, Toronto, Canada, October, 2012.

  • Italian American Studies Association, "Domestic Violence and the Italian American Temperment," Hempstead, NY, November, 2012.

  • Panel Reader, American Italian Historical Assoc., Tampa, Fl., October, 2011.

  • Winner of the Short Fiction Award, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, New Jersey, April, 2010.

  • Guest lecturer, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut, November, 2009.

  • Feature Reader, Poets and Writers Piazza. Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, September, 2009

  • Reader of Norman Kotker’s works, Jewish Historical Society of Western Mass. With Anthony Giardina, Betsy Hartmann, Corinne Bliss, Joann Kobin, June, 2009.

  • Reader of Robert Nylen’s memoir, Guts: Combat, Hell-Raising, Cancer, Business Start-Ups, and Undying Love: One American Guy’s Reckless, Lucky Life. With Richarad Todd, Tracy Kidder, Barry Werth, and Joe Nocera. Broadside Books, Northampton, MA, June 2009.

  • Feature Reader, John D. Calandra Institute, NYC, Writer Read Series, October, 2008. (Reviewed by Michelina Zambella in Oggi .)

  • Panel Participant, Italian American Experience, Smith College, Northampton, MA, March, 2008.

  • Panel Reader, Italian American Historical Assoc., Southern Connecticut State Univ., New Haven, CT, October, 2008.

  • Panel Reader, American Italian Historical Assoc., Denver, CO., November, 2007.

  • Feature Reader, Cornelia Street Cafe, New York City, June 9, 2007.

  • Feature Reader, Broadside Books, Northampton, MA  February, 2007.

  • Feature Reader, Bluestockings Book Store, New York City, November, 2006.

  • Feature Reader, Fiber Art Center, Amherst, MA, 2003.

  • Feature Reader, Barnes and Noble, Holyoke, MA, 2003.

  • Panel Reader and Chair, American Italian Historical Assoc., Loyola University, Chicago, Il., 2002.

  • Feature Reader, Staten Island College, CUNY, Staten Island, NY, 2001.

  • Presentation, "Ancient History? Sicilians in Gianni Amelio’s Lamerica ," Italian American Historical Association, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2000.

  • Feature Reader, Five-College Circolo Italiano, Amherst, MA,  2000.

  • Feature Reader, Barnes and Noble, New York City, May, 1999.

  • Feature Reader, Beyond Words Bookstore, Northampton, MA, 1999.

  • Panel Reader and Chair, Italian American Historical Assoc., Hunter College, NYC, 1998.

  • Presentation, "The Selling of the Italian American Experience," American Italian Historical Assoc., Pittsburgh, PA, 1996.

  • Panel Reader, American Italian Historical Assoc., University of Massachusetts, Lowell, 1995.

  • Panel Reader, American  Italian Historical Assoc., Chicago, IL, 1994.

  • Panel Reader, American Italian Historical Assoc., Saint. John’s University, Queens, NY, 1993.

  • Presentation, "The Dilemma of the Italian American Writer," Italian American Students Union, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA,  1993.

  • Presentation, "The Dilemma of the Italian American Writer," Five-College Circolo Italiano, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1993.

  •  Presentation, "The Italian Americans," (1993) "The Editing Process" (1992) "Italy and its Culture" (1991), Jackson Street School, Northampton, MA.