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Books and Biscotti

From: Jorj S.
Sent on: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 11:05 PM

Tutti. FYI.


Books and Biscotti

Readings by Italian-Canadian Authors


Sunday, June 10th, 2012, 2 to 4 pm

Ital-Canadian Seniors Centre, Edmonton, Alberta

[masked] Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 4J9


June is Italian Heritage Month. In collaboration with the National Congress of Italian Canadians and Accenti Magazine, the Association of Italian Canadian Writers is co-ordinating a series of events under the Books and Biscotti Literary Series. Events will be held across Canada.  The first such event in Edmonton and Alberta is being hosted by the Ital-Canadian Seniors Association.  Plan to join established and emerging authors at the reading and purchase some of their books.


  • Adriana Albi Davies will read from “Black-shirted Fascisti Are Coming to Alberta, an essay in Beyond Barbed Wire: Essays on the Internment of Italian Canadians as well as her poetry collection Changing My Skin.

  • Caterina Edwards will read from Finding Rosa, a memoir of mothers and daughters, and an account of search for lost memory and lost history.

  • Antonella Fanella will be reading from her essay “The Rebaudengo Family” in Beyond Barbed Wire.


  • Jessica Kluthe will read from her upcoming book Rosina, The Midwife, the story of a midwife in Calabria, Italy at the turn of the century.

  • Michale Lang will read from An Adventurous Woman Abroad: The Selected Lantern Slides of Mary T. S. Schäffer. She will also read a poem inspired by the history of Alberta.

  • Monica Meneghetti cannot attend the reading but Caterina will read for her from More than a Mouthful: A Memoir in Bites.

  • Joe Pivato will read part of a story from a collection called Lost in Argentina that he is currently working on.


For further information, please contact:


Caterina Edwards - [address removed]

Joe Pivato - [address removed]

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