Collection editors: Prof. Fred Gardaphé, Distinguished Professor of Italian American Studies/Calandra Institute, Queens College; and Siân Gibby, Calandra Institute, Queens College. Bordighera Press seeks submissions for a collection of essays dealing with the immigration experience and/or the legacy of Pascal D'Angelo, the Italian American poet and...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Now. Bordighera Press Authors Kathy Curto (Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood) and Maria Giura (What My Father Taught Me) Will Read From Their Books About Growing Up Italian-American And Discuss th...

Tuesday September 24 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Kathy Curto’s memoir Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood (2018) is her exploration of identity that “takes on the beauty, pain, tenderness, cruelty, passion, and love that often coexist in a...

Submissions for the 2019 Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize are now open! The Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize was conceived to promote the literature of the Italian diaspora and is open to poets of Italian descent writing poetry in English. The winning poet will be awarded $1000 and Bordighera Press will publish the manuscript, along with a standard royalty con...

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. 30 Years of Bordighera Press, featuring Kathy Curto, Sara Fruner, and Angelo Spina. Bordighera Press is internationally recognized as the foremost publisher of italianità in North America. Commemorating thirty years of pub...