A night with IAWA (Italian Americans Writers Association) and journalists Paul Salsini and Mark Chiusano. Mark Chiusano is the author of Marine Park, which received an honorable mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award. He is a columnist for Newsday and amNew York, where he writes the daily newsletter amExpress. His stories and essays have appeared in Guernica, Harvard Review, and The Atlantic, and he was born, raised and lives in Brooklyn. Paul Salsini is a veteran Milwaukee journalist who now teaches at Marquette University. His first novel, The Cielo: A Novel of Wartime Tuscany resulted in “A Tuscan Series”, five novels and collections of short stories that follow the characters to 2000. He received the Sons of Italy 2011 Leonardo da Vinci Award for Excellence in Literature.