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May 2017

First Tuesdays Presents Maria Lisella

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Espresso 77, 35-57 77th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Queens born and bred, Maria Lisella is the sixth winner in the competition for Queens Poet Laureate 2015-2018 and the first Italian American. She is the author of the collection, Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), and two chapbooks Amore on Hope Street (Finishing Line Press) and Two Naked Feet (Poets Wear Prada). She is a CUNY alum of Queensborough Community College and Queens College; and earned a Master's at NYU-Polytechnic in Specialized Journalism. She did not follow a straight trajectory from Queens to the 62 countries…

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