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Italian Heritage Month Literary Marathon June 1st at Q Space

In celebration of Italian Canadian Heritage Month in June many renowned Italian Canadian writers and poets will be coming together on June 1st in the heart of Toronto at the Q Space, 382 College Street, 3-10pm. These authors, who recently launched a CD of 25 Voices Titled Re-Writing Cities, Re-Writing Self, will participate in a seven hour “literary marathon” as an introduction to Italian Heritage Month. The readings will be interspersed with musical and comedic acts from other outstanding Italian-Canadian artists.

The evening will be emceed by Gianna Patriarca, Luciano Iacobelli, Corrado Paina and hosted by Bruno Magliochetti and the writers themselves. The line-up is:

Damiano Pietropaolo, Terri Favro, Maria Coletta McLean, Elena Basile

Bruna Di Giuseppe Bertoni, Darlene Madott, Guernica’s Michael Mirolla, Valentino Assenza

Sam Pupo, John Romano, Michelle Alfano, Isabella Colallilo-Katz

Caroline Di Giovanni, Celestino Di Iuliis, Luigi Ferrara, Norman Cristofoli

Guernica’s Joseph Maviglia, Romina Di Gasbarro, Marisa Buffone, Daniela Saioni

Rocco De Giacomo, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, Guernica’s John Calabro, Guernica’s Domenico Capilongo

Corrado Paina, Guernica’s Gianna Patriarca, Luciano Iacobelli, Claudio Gaudio

Italian Heritage Month recognizes the important contributions Italian Canadians have made to Ontario’s communities. Join us in celebrating this year’s Italian heritage month!

For more information please contact Mr. Luciano Iacobelli at or 416-893-7979.

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