We, at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and at La Voce di New York, deeply mourn the unexpected passing of Francesco Durante, journalist, essayist, literary historian, translator, editor and cultural broker. Francesco passed away earlier today on his island home of Capri at 66 years of age. A most adroit literary historian and a bril...

“Una Vetrina per celebrare il Made in Italy, la bellezza, lo stile e il gusto italiani. La Voce di New York è lieta di presentare “Vetrina Italiana”, in collaborazione con l’Italy America Chamber of Commerce, esclusivo “giornale nel giornale”, da oggi online, dedicato alle imprese eccellenti del nostro Paese che hanno voglia di raccontare la loro s...

Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate and the first Italian American to be named so. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street (Finishing Line Press) and Two Naked Feet (Poets Wear Prada). Her work has appeared in New Verse News, The New York Quarterly, Ovunque Siamo, Paterson Lit...

The Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America honored the late NYPD Detective Doug LeVien with the Jack and Helen Como Award at their annual awards dinner held on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. This year’s event has marked the 110th anniversary of the day when NYPD Lt. Det. Giuseppe (Joseph) Petrosino was gunne...

There were many people who came to celebrate April 25th, our sixth birthday and the second edition of the Liberty Meets Beauty VNY Media Award, which this year went to Gaia Pianigiani, Italian reporter for the New York Times. Readers, friends of La Voce, institutions, diplomats, sponsors, and collaborators celebrated an evening of liberty and beaut...

Our Editor Stefano Vaccara has been awarded the 2018 Amerigo award for journalism for the category “websites.” In its tenth edition, the Amerigo award, bestowed at the American diplomatic residency in Florence, is a moral acknowledgement of those journalists and editorial teams that report on the US and American culture to an Italian public. “La Vo...