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"One of the best poets around..." -- Nona Balakian NEW YORK TIMES
"Lyrical prose. ...the disenfrancised have their say." --BOOKLIST
"Irrisistible writing..." -- Larry McMurtry, THE WASHINGTON POST

"A graceful writer. Tremendous vitality..." -- Galway Kinnell

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Sept. 27th, Tues. 6:30 PM: Daniela Gioseffi will host poets: Alicia Ostriker, Eliot Katz, Burt Kimmelman, Joanne Monte, George Held,Peggy Ann Tarte, Nina Tassi, Rob Marchesani, and Nancy Mercdo reading ecological poems from Eco-Poetry.org at Poets House, 10 River Tr. at Murray St., Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan. FREE. Donation suggested. Poetic clips from Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story will be screened by prize-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista.

OCT. 6th, Thurs. 6:30 PM: Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story will be previewed by prize-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista who will participate with Daniela in panel discussion and reception afterwards. Daniela's poetry partly narrates the film regarding the immigrant struggle of Daniela's father and her life long career as an author and activist in civil rights, human rights, peace, social and climate justice. The film is an inspiring foray into recent American history, using Daniela's work as an author of social justice issues and a performance poet as a backdrop. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 24 Depot Sq. Tuckahoe, NY FREE. Donations sought.

OCT. 18th, Tues. 7:00 PM: Players Club, Gramercy Park, Manhattan. Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story will be previewed by prize-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista who will participate with Daniela in panel discussion and reception afterwards. Daniela's poetry appears in the film regarding the immigrant struggle of Daniela's father and her life long career as an author and activist in civil rights, human rights, peace, social and climate justice. The film is an inspiring foray into recent American history, using Daniela's work as an author of social justice issues and a performance poet as a backdrop. Players Club 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC.

OCT. 25th, Tues. 7:00 PM: Hofstra University: Italian American Studies Program, Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story will be previewed by prize-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista who will participate with Daniela Gioseffi in a Q&A and reception afterwards. The documentary tells of Daniela's father's immigrant struggle, his achievements as among the first Itallian immigrants to win a Phi Beta Kappa from the Alfpha Chapt. at Union College, Schenectady, and his invention of the "Soft Light," bulb. The flim portrays Daniela's tenacious, life long career as an author and activist in civil rights, human rights, peace, social and climate justice, as well as her Pioneering of Italian American Culture. The film is an inspiring journey into recent American history, using Daniela's work as an author of social justice issues and a performance poet as a backdrop. Hofstra University Hempstead, Long Island, NY. Tel. 516-463-5611, Host: Dr. Stan Pugliese, UNICO Distinguished Prof. www.hofstra.edu/visitors/visitors_info_dirmaps.html

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Nov. 19th Wed. 6:30 PM: Daniela appears with prize winning filmmaker, Anton Evangelista at a preview screening of Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story. Dr. Anthony J. Tamburri, Dean, hosts at the Calandra Institute of CUNY, 25 W.43rd St. Mid-Manhattan. Dr. Fred Missurella and Dr. Fred Gardaphe appear on a panet to discuss the docu-drama with the filmmaker and subject of the film.

Sept. 30th Wed. 7 PM: Daniela appears with prize winning filmmaker, Anton Evangelista at a gala first preview screening of Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story with a Q&A with the director/producer Anton and internationally known author, Daniela. Refreshments. The Maya Daren Theatre, 2nd Ave and E. 2nd St. Lower Manhattan.

Feb. 26th 4 PM: Daniela meets with students of the Green Group of St. Ann's School, Brooklyn Heights to discuss Climate Crisis issues and actions for Climate Justice. Open to St. Ann's High School students only.

March. 8th, Sun. 11AM: Daniela gives Inspirational Talk & Readings for Women's History Month on Climate Justice Issues and Actions with readings from her latest book of poetry: Waging Beauty at the Polar Bear Dreams of Ice. Communty Church of the Unitarian Universalists of New York: 28 East 35th St. Near the 33rd St. stop on the Lexington Ave. Subway Line. Daniela Gioseffi, Editor: www.Eco-Poetry.org/ Amission Free. All Welcome. Click to printable flyer.

Nov. 6th - 8th Wkend Retreat: Daniela is featured speaker on Climate Justice and Global Warming, and shows the film Author and Activist; The Daniela Gioseffi Story to inspire a writing workshop on climate and environmental issues for the UUWA at St. Josaphat Monastary on Long Island, The Unitarian Universalists Women's Association of NY sponsors.

Spring 2015: Watch for announcements of preview & premiere showings of Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story by prize winning filmmaker, producer and director Anton Evangilista. The documentary will be released in Spring 2015. For more info: www.AuthorAndActivist.com

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Sept. 26th Fri. Eve. 7 PM: Daniela hosts: WOMEN RESPOND To CLIMATE CRISIS: POETS HOUSE: FREE Admission.
10 River Tr. @ Murray St. & Battery Park, Lower Manhattan.
Sponsored by: www.Eco-Poetry.org/ climate justice literature & alerts Host: Daniela Gioseffi, Featuring Alicia Ostriker, Nancy Mercado, Vivian Demuth & Peggy Ann Tartt. This Event is Part of "100 Thousand Poets for Change" Nationwide. and an Event of www.peoplesclimate.org/women

Sept 21st. Daniela and Friends attend the THE PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH, New York, during Climate Summit Talks at the United Nations. www.peoplesclimate.org/

Sept. 19th Fri. Eve. 7 PM: Daniela Gioseffi, Nancy Mercado, Pam Laskin Read Nature Poems on Climate Change from www.Eco-Poetry.org/ at THE OLD STONE HOUSE, Park Slope Brooklyn, Washington Park, 336 Third St. Free Admission: A BOOKEND EVENT OF THE BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL.

April 21st Sun.1:30 PM: Daniela is featured speaker at Seton Hall University, New Jersey, for the One Voice Coaltion. Vikki Maragliotta Introduces. Anton Evangilista filmmaker videos Daniela's talk and decides to produce and direct a documentary titled Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story now in production and scheduled to preview in Spring of 2015. For more info. www. AuthorAndActivist .com/

April 3rd Wed. 6:30 PM: Brooklyn Heights Public Library: Daniela Gioseffi, Editor www.Eco-Poetry.org/ with Nancy Mercado, Assistant Ediror. Sponsored by Friends of the Library: 280 Cadmon Plaza West, Brooklyn Heights. All trains to Boro Hall Stop. Admission Free.

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Sept.14, Sat Eve 6PM: Daniela reads with Jo Gattuso Hendin at CORNELIA ST. CAFE, Downstairs Theatre: 10 Cornelia St. Greenwich Village, Manhattan. (Open Reading Sign up FOR OPEN MIC. at 5:45 PM. Cover charge buys a drink. )

Sept, 21st Sat . 2PM - 3:30 PM, Daniela reads from PIONEERING ITALIALN AMERICAN CULTURE, with Anthony Tamburri, James Periconi, and Robert Viscusi, THE BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 128 Pierrepont St. Corner of Clinton St. Brooklyn Heights, NY. All trains to Borough Hall area. A BOOKEND EVENT of the BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL, Borough Hall Park, Sept. 22nd. Daniela will sign and sell books with Bordighera Press Authors, from 10AM to 6PM Sunday, Table 166, Borough Hall Park, Brklyn. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Nov. 22nd Fri. Eve. 7PM: POETS HOUSE, Daniela Gioseffi and Nancy Mercado will read Eco-Poems with Dean Kostos, Eliot Katz and others from www.Eco-Poetry.org, a newly launched website featuring Rumi, Walt Whitman, Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickinson, Robert Bly, Galway Kinnell, Ishmael Reed, Dennis. Nurkse, Alica Ostriker, Marge Piercy, Marilyn Nelson, and others, and featuring poems and editorials regarding Climate Crisis. A panel discussion will follow: "What is the Role of the Poet Now that Earth Is Dying?" 10 River Tr. Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan, N.Y. FREE ADMISSION

Apr. 12th, Friday 7 PM hosted by Daniela, a reading for www.Eco-Poetry.org at POETS HOUSE. 10 River Terrace at Warren St., Lower Manhattan, NY City. Readings of Ecological Poetry on Climate Crisis Issues. CLIMATE CRISIS EMERGENCY IS HERE. Featured readers: D.Nurkse, Nancy Mercado, Burt Kimmelman, Alfred Corn, Eliot Katz, Vivian Demuth, Maria Lisella, Gil Fagiani, Fran Castan, Maria Terrrone, Pat Falk, Juanita Torrence Thompson... reading Al Gore, Ishmael Reed, Rumi, Ernesto Cardenal, Robert Bly, Galway Kinnell, Alicia Ostriker, Marge Piercy... HOSTED by Daniela Gioseffi, FREE ADMISSION. Refreshments at intermission. Suggested contribution $3-$5 for free literature on climate crisis and refreshments.

March 15th Friday 6:30PM: Book launch party for::PIONEERING ITALIAN AMERICAN CULTURE; Escaping ls Vita della Cucina: Essays, Reviews, and Interviews by and about Daniela Gioseffi with an Introducton by Angelina Oberdan at The Calandra Institute, 25 West 43rd St., 17th Flr. CUNY Grad. Center Bldg. Mid-Manhattan, With comments by George Guida, Alfredo de Palchi, Anthony J. Tamburri, Stephen Massimilla, Robert Viscusi, Josephine Gattuso Hendin and others. FREE Admission. Refreshments. Discounted Books Signing.

Dec. 15th Friday 6PM: Daniela reads her poetry for The Greek American Poets Series of Dean Kostos @ Cornelia St. Cafe,10 Cornelia St. Greenwich Village, Manhattan. $8 cover charge at the door.
All welcome.

Oct. 27th Saturday 4PM: Daniela
Reads for Juanita Torrence-Thompson with accomplished poets 30th Anniversary of Mobius: The Poetry Magazine @ Episcopal Actors Guild, East 29th St. near 5th Ave. Manhattan. $7 Admission at the door.

Sept. 22th Saturday 1:30 PM: Daniela GIoesffi hosts ECO-POETRY: The Poetry of Ecological Sanity <Eco-Poetry.org> @ The Brooklyn Heights Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza at Tillary St. {Click to the Flyer.pdf] FREE Admission. Readings by Fran Castan, Alfred Corn, Vivian Demuth, Pat Falk, Gil Fagiani, Daniela Gioseffi, George Guida, George Held, Eliot Katz, Lissa Kiernan, Maria Lisella, Rob Marchesani, Stephen Massimilla, Nancy Mercado, Myra Shapiro, Maria Terrone, Juanita Torrence Thompson. Daniela will also be at the BROOKLYN BOOK BESTIVAL Sunday, 23rd 10 AM to 6 PM at POETSUSA.COM TABLE featuring Eco-Poetry: The Poetry of Ecological Sanity.

April 27th Friday 7 PM: Daniela GIoesffi hosts an Italian American Poetry Festival @ Poets House. FREE. 10 River Terrance, Corner of Murray St. Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan. Trains to Chambers St. stop or City Hall vicinity. FREE ADMISSION. Autogrpahed books for sale at the wine & cheese reception. Peter Covino reading himself and Joseph Ceravalo, Donna Masini reading herself and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Maria Mazziotti Gillan reading herself and Diane De Prima, Daniela Gioseffi reading herself and Alfredo de Palchi, George Guida reading himself and Paul Violi, Robert Viscusi reading himself and Emanuel Carnevali, and Lee Briccetti reading herself and John Ciardi. <http://www.poetshouse.org> More info. on the poets at Table of Contents. All are welcome. Admission free.

April 17th 6-8 PM: Daniela Gioseffi reads from Sweet Lemons: An Anthology edited by Venera Fazio and Delia De Santis at The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of the City University of New York 25 West 43rd Street, 17th fl. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.) New York City. Particpants: Salvatore Ala, Gil Fagiani, Ed Fiorelli, Marisa Frasca, Daniela Gioseffi, Maria Lisella, Frank Polizzi, and Maria Terrone, and publisher Gaetano Cipolla. Admission free. All welcome.

MARCH 23rd Friday 6:30 PM: We will celebrate the publication of Una Vita Scommessa in Poesia Omaggio ad Alfredo de Palchi Homage to Alfredo de Palchi Edited by Luigi Fontanella Gradiva Publications: Talks & Readings by Luigi Fontanella, hosted by Daniela Gioseffi Michael Palma Anthony J. Tamburri Paolo Valesio with Poems by Alfredo de Palchi from Paradigma: Collected Poems (Milano: Mimesis, 2006) Reception with Refreshments and autographed, discounted books sales.ADMISSION FREE. at *The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of the City University of New York 25 West 43rd Street, 17th fl. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.) New York City. More info. on participants on the Table of Contents and re. Alfredo de Palchi.

March 4th Sunday 1-3 PM: Daniela Gioseffi reads with Quincy Troupe and Brendan Constantine for The Walt Whitman Homestead Association in the "Poetry in Performance" series. Reception earlier at noon. Refreshments. Come early for tours of the Walt Whitman homestead <http://www.waltwhitman.org> The Walt Whitman Homestead/ Museum is an interesting place to visit. Old Walt Whitman Rd. Hungtington Station, Long Island, New York.

February 2nd, Thursday 7 PM Daniela Gioseffi will read her poetry with George Guida at The Montclair Public Library poetry series hosted by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Laura Boss. North Fullerton Ave., Montclair. FREE.

January 4th, Wednesday 7 PM. Daniela Gioseffi will read with other Italian American poets from New Hungers for Old: 100 Years of Italian American Poetry, an anthology edited by Dennis Barone. Among the other readers are Paola Corso, Peter Covino, George Guida, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, and Elaine Equi. Free Admission. Book signing sales. follows. St. Mark's in the Bowery. 10th and 2nd Ave. Lower Manhattan.

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October 28th, 7PM: Daniela Gioseffi reads with Paul Mariani and Introduces FERLINGHETTI, a documentary film by Chris Felver on the fabulous life of 92 year old Lawrence Ferlinghetti, America's most popular and widely read poet, with over a million copies of A Coney Island of the Mind in print. POETS HOUSE, 10 River Terrance, Corner of Murray St. Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan. FREE ADMISSION. Autogrpahed books & DVD of film for sale at the wine & cheese reception.

March 29th, 6PM: Cornelia Street Cafe, Greenwich Village: Daniela reads with Fran Castan & Maria Mazziotti Gillan, from new books. 10 Cornelia Street near Bleecker St., Lower Manhattan. 1 Train to Sheridan Sq, or R to 6th Ave. $7 buys a drink & entry. ALL WELCOME. Books by the poets at discount prices.

Jan. 29th, 2 PM - 4:30 PM, Sat. POETS HOUSE: Manhattan: Daniela will lead a seminar on the Transcendentalist Thread in American Poetry from Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman to Langston Hughes, Stanley Kunitz, John Ciardi, Galway Kinnell, Grace Paley, Ai, Ruth Stone, etc. Bring pen and paper, and your favorite Transcendental poem.Discussion and writing. 10 River Terrace, Battery Park City. All welcome. Check Poets House caldendar of events, online. Trains to Chamber's St. and walk west to the river, corner of Murray and River Terrace.

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Dec. 7th Tues. 7:30 PM, The Perch Cafe, Park Slope, Brooklyn Poetry Reading Series hosted by Pam Laskin, featuring Daniela. She will read from Wild Nights, Wild Nights: The Story of Emily Dickinson's Master, and Blood Autumn: New & Selected Poems. 5th Ave. at 5th St. R train. All welcome free.

Nov. 11-13th, 43rd Thurs-Sat. Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association, Calandra Institute, The City University of New York, 25 West 43rd St. 19th Fl. Manhattan. Daniela will host a panel and present memoir in poetic and prose forms with Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Rachel Guido DeVreis on the theme of Advocacy and Heritage.

Nov. 17th Wed. 6:30 PM. Daniela Hosts The Bordighera Poetry Prize Award Winners at Calandra Institute CUNY, 25 W. 43rd St. 19th Fl. Matthew Cariello and Carla Panciera: Winners' Reception, Refreshments &Reading. Anthony J. Tamburri and Alfredo De Palchi also present. Free to all.

Sept. 12th Sun. 9-6PM Brooklyn Book Festival, Court St. Borough Hall Park: Book Signing with other Plain View Press authors. Daniela will sign WILD NIGHTS, WILD NIGHTS; The Story of Emily Dickinson Master, published in 2010 to rave reviews. A ground- breaking book on the iconic poet. Available at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, & BetterWorldBooks.com

Aug. 10th, Mon. 8:30 PM: Babbos Books Authors Series with Juanita Torrence Thompson at the Fez Art Cafe, 240 Prospect West, Brooklyn. Free. Book Signing and Reading; 2 Prize-Winning Authors.

Feb. 26th, Fri. 7PM Daniela at POETS HOUSE, Manhattan, reads from and celebrates the publicaiton of her groundbraking and highly praised new book WILD NIGHTS, WILD NIGHTS: The Story of Emily Dickinson's Master Figure: Neighbor and Friend and Bridegroom, a novel based on its Non-fiction Afterword: Lover of Science and Scientist in Dark Days of the Republic: POETS HOUSE, 10 River Terrace, Battery Park City, New York, NY . Party & Open Reading Lottery. FREE. [www.plainviewpress.net]

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March 13th, Fri. 6PM Daniela reads with Joanna Herman, Robert Viscusi, Peter Covino, and others from WILD DREAMS, an anthology of writings from Italian Americana. 6PM, Casa Italiana, New York University,24 W. !2th St. NY City. Free.

April 25 Sat.1:30 PM. Daniela presents Poets of the Return: Emanuel Carnevale and Joseph Tusiani @ CUNY: Calandra Institute, 25 West 43rd St. 17th Fl. New York City. Free.

2008 Readings & Events Past
Aug. 10th Sun. 4PM
Daniela Gioseffi will be featured reader with Sandy Rochelle at the East Hampton Marine Museum. Reception follows. 301 Bluff Rd. Amagansett, Long Island. Admission free. Tel. 631-324-6850. Info. www. easthamptonhistory.org/pages/marine.html

Sept. 14th Sat. Brooklyn Book Fair, Borough Hall Park, Court St. at Joralamen and Montague. Brooklyn, NY. PoetsUSA.com table. Autographed copies of BLOOD AUTUMN, Autunno di sangue. Winner the 2007 John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry.

Oct. 16th Thurs. East Stroudsburg University, PA., 7 PM Student Center: hosted by Professor Fred Misurella of The English Dept., Daniela Gioseffi, Winner of the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry, 2007, and OSIA NY State Literary Award, 2008, reads from Blood Autumn: New & Selected Poems.

Oct. 23rd, Sun. 3PM. Wellspring House: Ashfield MA., 3PM: hosted by Preston Browning, Daniela Gioseffi reads with Ann Hutt Browning and Susanne Dubroff.

Nov. Thurs. 13th, 6:30 PM. Bordighera Annual Poetry Prize Awards 2008, hosted by Daniela Gioseffi with Anthony J. Tamburri, Calandra Institute, CUNY, 25 West 43rd St. 17th Flr. Manhattan.

Nov. 14th Fri. 7 PM. Daniela Gioseffi featured with Fran Castan. Peace Poetry Festival of The Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Dr. Sleepy Hollow, New York. (Philips Manor Train Station.)Tel: 914-332-5953.
E-Mail: info@writerscenter.org Web: http://www.writerscenter.org/

June 7th, Sat. 11:30 AM, Desmond Hotel, OSIA NY Lodge: 660 Albany Shaker Road. RECEPTION for the New York State Literary Award, 2008 to Daniela Gioseffi. Albany, New York.

May 10th, Sat.1 PM to 3:30 PM Daniela Gioseffi hosts: Meena Alexander Rishma Dunlop Annie Finch Marilyn Hacker Marie Ponsot Yerra Sugarman Reading Poems Celebrating Mother’s Day from WHITE INK: Poems on Mothers and Motherhood Edited by Rishma Dunlop Published by Demeter Press: Toronto: Association for Research on Mothering @ Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery St. Manhattan. Tel. 212-614-050.

Apr. 20th, 6PM. Sun. Eve. Night & Day Poetry Series @ Cafe, Daniela Gioseffi, David Evanier, Laurel Blossom, 5th Ave. Corner of President St. Park Slope Brookl.yn, NY. Carl Rosenstock Hosts.

Apr. 12th 6 PM. Sat. Eve. Cornelia St. Cafe near Bleecker Greenwich Village Village, Manhattan, Features Daniela Gioseffi & Gary Ciocca, Hosted by Gil Fagiani & Maria Lisella, IAWA Open Reading Starts the Eve. Tel. 212-989-9319. Cover charge.

Mar. 19th, 7 PM, Wed. Eve. Celebrate MOBIUS Poetry Magazine's 25th Anniversary: Daniela Gioseffi* Colette Inez * Samuel Manashe * Stephen Stepanchev * Juanita Torrence-Thompson @ BORDER'S BOOKSTORE, Park Ave.& 57th St., NYC.

Mar. 15th Sat. 5-hr. Workshop, THE WRITER'S VOICE: Noon--5PM
Word Power for Poets & Prose Writers: Writing Your Conscience. Info:Literary Director, YMCA Writer's Voice,
Tel. 212-875-4124, 5 W. 63rd St. NYC 10023. -------

Past 2007 Events: May, 2007 Daniela Gioseffi won the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry $1,000 and spent the summer touring Italy. Her 2007 book Blood Autumn, Autunno di sangue, was well reviewed in Voce del Companone, Perugia, Spring 2007.

Aug. 3rd, 2007, Fri. 7 PM Daniela read with Umberto Piersanti at the University of Urbino in Urbino-Pesaro, Le Marche, Italy.

Past 2006 Events:

Oct. 6th, 2006, Fri. 7 PM, Poets House, Book Party & Reading with Daniel Thomas Moran, celebrating new book of poetry: BLOOD AUTUMN. Refreshments. 72 Spring St. 2nd Fl. Manhattan. NY. FREE. Come help us celebrate our new books.

Nov. 16th, Thursday 6 PM.
McNally Robinson Book Store with Colette Inez & Sharon Olinka
52 Prince St. (between Lafayette and Mulberry) NY, NY FREE. (212) 274-1160

Mar, 30th, Friday, 6PM, 2007,The Pink Pony West Series Host, Jackie Sheeler, wirh Pat Falk, New Book Reading & Open
CORNELIA ST. CAFÉ, $6 Cover. 29 Conelia St. (off Bleecker St.)
Greenwich Village, New York City. 212-989-9389. www.corneliastreetcafe.com/

SEPT. 17th, Sunday, Noon to 5 PM
14th Annual IA FESTIVAL. Poets Piazza. FREE. With Peter Covino, Angelo Verga, Robert Viscusi, Louisa Calio, Alfredo de Palchi, et. al.
Emily Lowe Hall room 106, Hofstra Campus
Off Hempstead Turnpike, Long Island, NY

Sept.9th, Sat. 2006, 6 PM, Canio's Book Store, with Daniel Thomas Moran, Poet Laureate of Suffolk County. Main St. Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY. Free.

Jun.12th, 2006, Mon. 6 PM, Cornelia St. Cafe, with Daniel Thomas Moran & Samuel Manashe, 29 Cornelia St. Greenwich Village, New York City. $6

Mar.19th, 2006, Sun. 6 PM, Night & Day Poetry Cafe, with Hugh Seidman & Harvey Shapiro, Fifth Ave. Corner of President St. Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY.

Mar. 5th, 2006, Sun. 3 PM, Bowery Poetry Club, with Karen Swenson, Jim Hightower, others, reading Isabella Gardner for The Dead Women Poets Society. 308 Bowery near Bleecker. Lower Eastside, Manhattan.

2005 Past Events:

Dec. 10th, 2005, Sat. 7 PM, Queens International Poetry Festival with Ali Jimale Ahmed, Diario Burns, Nioole Delgado, Luis Francia, Daniela Gioseffi, Harlym 125, Pwu Jean Lee, John Lynch, Ralph Nazareth, Myrna Nieves, Mario Susko, Pramila Venkateswaran, and Ricardo Leon Pena Villa. Master of Ceremonies: Carletta Joy Walke. Music by Griot Papa Susso, Afro-Cuban Drumming with David Gomez and Friends.Presented by Movement One: Creative Coaliton. Paul Catafago, Director. LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. Little Theatre. 47th Ave. at Van Dam St. Long Island City, Queens. Free.

Oct. 1st, 2005, Sat. 2-4 PM, BOWERY POETRY CLUB, Down Town Manhattan, 308 Bowery Street at Bleecker: Tsunami Benefit with Judy Robinson, Edwin Torres, Hal Sirowitz, Rochelle Ratner, George Wallace, BarryWallenstein, Jean Bass, and others reading from ONLY THE SEA KEEPS; An International Anthology of Poetry to Benefit the Tsunami & Katrina Survivors. $5

September 18th, Sun. 2005 11-5 PM Hofstra University, North Campus, Long Island, Daniela Gioseffi, Featured Poet. Italian American Poets Festival with Paola Corso, George Guida, Rachel Guido DeVrees, Robert Viscusi, Mary Jo Bona, Aldo Tambellini, Louisa Calio, et. al. Hosted by Carolyn & Vito DeSimone. Free.

May 7th, 2005, Sat. 2 PM BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Daniela Gioseffi reads with Sapphire and Kimiko Hahn: Brooklyn Poets Celebrate the 125 Anniversary of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass and "Democratic Vistas" 128 Pierrepont St. Brooklyn Heights, NY, corner of Clinton St., one block from Montague St. near all Borough Hall Stops.

March 12th, 2005, Sat.1-4 PM, BOWERY POETRY CLUB, Down Town Manhattan, Bleecker & Bowery Streets: Women's History Month Celebration of WOMEN ON WAR with Sapphire, Meena Alexander, Donna Masini, Marilyn Hacker, and many others. $6

Past Fall 2004 Events:

September 12th, 2004, Sun. 6 PM, Cornelia St. Cafe, with Meena Alexander, D. Nurkse and David Yezzi. 29 Cornelia St. Greenwich Village, Manhattan.

September 18th, Sat. 2004, 12 noon to 4pm. Queens Multicultural Festival with Fuad Attal (Arabic) , Milly Brig (Spanish), N.M. Danish (Urdu) , Jyoti Datta (Bengali) , Peggy Garrison, Daniela Gioseffi, Harlym 125, Sang Hee Kwak (Korean) , Pwu Jean Lee, Dr. Shehla Naqvi (Urdu), Richard Newman, Onome, Tarlok Singh (Punjabi) , Ella Smith, Ricardo Leon Pena Villa (Spanish) , Huang Xiang (Chinese) and Wang Yu.Paul Catafago, Director. Flushing Library Auditorium: Queens 41-17 Main St. Free.

September 19th, 2004 11-5 PM Hofstra University, North Campus, Long Island, Italian American Poets Festival with Paola Corso, Stephen Massimilla, Fred Gardaphe, Maria Mazziottti, Louisa Calio, et. al. Hosted by Vito DeSimone.

October 8th--10th 2004 at The Emily Dickinson Homestead, Amherst, MA. and in Residence at WellSpring House Writers Retreat, October 1-16th, Ashfield, MA.

October 23rd, Sat. 3 PM 2004, Corniela St. Cafe, Michael Broader, host.Poets: Wanda Phipps and Hal Sirowitz, Daniela Gioseffi guests.

November 10th, Wed. 2004 6PM with Paola Corso. Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, Flatbush Ave. Extension, Brooklyn, N.Y.

March 13th, 2004, Sat.1-4 PM, BOWERY POETRY CLUB, Down Town Manhattan, Bleecker & Bowery Streets: Women's History Month: WOMEN ON WAR with Sapphire, Meena Alexander, Marilyn Hacker, Grace Shulman, Donna Masini, Brenda Gannam, Gabrielle, LeMay, Pwu Jean Lee, Rochelle Ratner, Pat Falk, Marie Ponsot, Alicia Ostriker, and many others.

March 28th, Sun., 3 PM with Blanche Wiesen Cook, Star Black, Fran Castan, Joanne Carter, Siv Cedering, Elizabeth Thunder Bird Haile, Kaylie Jones, ROGERS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, Southampton, Long Island. Free. Info. 1-516-283-0774 Ext. 523.

April 10th, Sat. 2004, 2 -4:45 PM, Sat. Brooklyn Heights Public Library Auditorium: National Poetry Month, Celebrating Literary Brooklyn with Brooklyn Poets. i.e. Donna Masini, D.Nurkse, Carl Rosenstock, Richard Levine, Rika Lesser, Bob Hershon Donna Brook, Harvey Shapiro, Robert Viscusi, Mae Jackson, Patricia Spears Jones, Brenda Gannam, and many more, 280 Cadman Plaza West, Boro Hall area, Brklyn. Free Admission.

February 14th, 2004, 5:45 PM Cornelia St. Cafe, Italian American Writers Association, 29 Cornelia St. NY City.


February 8th, Sun. 3PM The Ear Inn with Mary Giamo. 326 Spring St. Manhattan, near West St.. Free

March 4th Tues. with Molly Peacock, D.H. Melhem, Pwu Jean Lee and Jean Casella of the Feminist Press, CUNY Graduate Center The City University of NY, 365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th St. Manhattan Launching the publication of Women On War. Free.

March 12th, Wed. 6PM to 8PM. with Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Louisa Ermelino for The National Organization of Italian American Women at New York University: Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo, Auditorium, 24 West 12th St. between 5th & 6th Aves. Manhattan. Free. Info call NOIAW @ 212-237-8574.

March 13th, Thurs., 1:15 to 2:45 PM, Women On War Symposium, Commission for the Status of Women, across from 777 United Nations Plaza sponsored by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, with Jean Casella of the Feminist Press. Call For info. call Jess of The Feminist Press. Admmission free.

March 20th, Thurs. 8 PM, Daniela Gioseffi, DH Melhem, Elaine Schwager, with other women poets read for peace for UNESCO's International Poetry Day for Peace at the Open Center, 83 Spring St. Manhattan. www.opencenter.org or Tel. 212-226-4056. Admission charge.

March 25th Tues. 6:30 PM, Daniela Gioseffi with Sapphire and Lynne Sharon Schwartz for Women's History Month, Celebrate Women On War (The Feminist Press, NY, 2003) at The Brooklyn Heights Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West, near Boro Hall stops. Free. Call library for info. Tel. 718-623-7100.

April 13th at 1PM, Daniela Gioseffi and others read Women's Peace Poetry from Women On War at CBGB'S Downstairs Gallery, across from The Bowery Poetry Club, Bowery & Bleecker. Manhattan. Part of The Peoples Poetry Gathering Sponsored by Poets House & City Lore. Check www. poetshouse.org for info.

April 23rd, Wed. 7-9:30 PM Daniela Gioseffi with Grace Paley, Robin Morgan, Jayne Cortez, Blanche Weissen Cooke, Bklyn. Woman's Peace Chorus, Director Bev Grant, and others. reading from Women On War. The Great Hall, Cooper Union @ Astor Place, near St. Mark's Place, Manhattan. For info, call Jess at The Feminist Press (917) 837-1202. Free.

April 26th, Sat. Tentatively Scheduled at 2 PM., Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Women's Assn. of the NY Metropolitan District at http://www.metronydistric.org/ "Women On War: International Voices the New Nuclear Age" Community Church of New York. 40 East 35th St between Park & Madison.Reading/Talk/Symposium. For info, call Jess @ (917) 837-1202. Free.

April 27, Sun. 1PM, The Phoenix Reading Series with Jane Augustine, Enid Dame, and Singer/Songwriter Thea at The Liquor Store, 235 West Broadway, cor. of White Street. Tel. 212-226-7121. Suggested Contribution $5. Contact/Host: Michael Graves 718-621-1240 mikegraves50@hotmail.com A,C,E, to Canal Street or # 1 to Franklin St.

May 11th, Sun. 6PM. Celebrate Mothers' Day for its original meaning, an anti-war day by women who had lost sons in war with readings from Women On War: International Voices at THE CORNELIA ST. CAFE, 29 Cornelia St. near Bleecker St., Greenwich Village, Manhattan with Angelo Verga hosting and Pwu Jean Lee, singer songwriter, Thea, and others reading. $6 buys a drink & admission.

From June 7th -21st Daniela will be appeariang in the Amherst Massachusetts at The Food for Thought Book Store, and Smith College and the Holyoke Odessey Book Shop.

October 28th, Modern Times Book Store in San Francisco, 888 Valencia, Mission District. 7 PM.

October 30th, Cody's Book Store, Telegraph, Berkeley area, 7 PM and on Working Assets Radio with Laura Flanders 10 AM, San Francisco, California.

December 13th, The Italian American Book Fair, Fordham University, Lincoln Center, New York City, from 11 AM to 5 PM, Saturday afternoon. Also, at the Bordighera Press Poetry Book Prize Table and reading in the afternoon.

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