Thursdays Are For Poetry is delighted to announce Maria Lisella & Gil Fagiani as our our featured poets for March
March 17 at 7:30pm at the Teaneck General Store
Has spelunked in caves in Madhyar Pradesh, ridden horseback in the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro, explored the great art museums of Europe, hiked Mt. Etna in Sicily and Mount Washington, and sipped Armagnac in Gascony, France. Love locating the back stories of the people behind the biggest industry in the world: from guides to ministers of tourism, to travel agents to taxi drivers and bakers, everyone has a story worth telling, worth reading, worth sharing.
My work has appeared in and in Dallas Morning News. FOXNews.com, AFAR, Sherman’s Travel, Travel and Leisure, German Life Magazine, Global Foodie, The New York Daily News, Spa Review Magazine, Travel to Wellness yet never leave the travel trades: Agent at Home, Travel Age West, Travel Market Report, Travel Weekly, Jax Fax Travel Marketing and Vacation Agent.
My Literary Work: Won Queens Poet Laureate competition. NYQ Books published Thieves in the Family, press link below. Chapbooks include: Amore on Hope St. [Finishing Line Press] and Two Naked Feet [Poets Wear Prada]. Work appears in a The New York Quarterly, Paterson Literary Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Feile Festa, FoxHill Review, Gradiva, New Verse News, Philadelphia Poets. Co-curate Italian American Writers Association literary readings at Cornelia St. Cafe and Sidewalk Cafe in New York City.
Vice President of the Vito Marcantonio Forum, an educational organization.
Gil Fagiani is a poet, essayist, short story writer and translator. He has translated into English, poetry written in Italian, Abruzzese dialect and Spanish. He co-hosts the monthly reading of the Italian American Writers Association at the Cornelia Street Cafe, and is the Associate Editor of Feila-Festa: A Literary Arts Magazine.