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Italian-American Writers

Tonight's East End Ink features Italian-American writers in a program presented at Canio's Books. Sag Harbor in August of 2013. This is a 2 part program.    The program was coordinated by George Guida, former president of the Italian American Studies Association, an organization that promotes interest in Italian-American culture and literature. Part 1 :  Heard are poet Louisa Calio, historian Stanislao Pugliese and poet Robert Viscusi. listen here: Part 2 :  Heard are poets Louise DeSalvo and Peter Covino  and historian Salvatore LaGumina  listen here: Information about the Italian American Studies Association is on facebook at IASA - Italian American Studies Association. Louisa Calio’s Journey to the Heart Waters was published by Legas Press in 2014. Stanislao Pugliese’s work includes a biography of Carlo Rosselli (Harvard University Press, 1999) and Bitter Spring a biography of  Ignazio Silone  ( Farrar, St