Donna Pucciani will be reading her poetry at CASA ITALIA on Friday night, March 23, 2012, along with poets Al DeGenova and Judith Valente (“Three Paisani Poets.”) For further info, contact CASA ITALIA, Italian Cultural Center, 1621 No. 39th Ave., Stone Park, Illinois 60165. Join us for an evening of poetry, nostalgia and la bella lingua. Refreshments available at 7 p.m., reading begins at 7:30 pm.
Donna Pucciani is Vice President of the Poets’ Club of Chicago and the author of four books of poetry. Her poems have been published on four continents and translated into Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.
Al DeGenova is the author of three collections of poetry. He founded After Hours: A Journal of Chicago Writing and Art in June 2000, and continues as publisher and editor. He is also a blues saxophonist.
Judith Valente was a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, People Magazine, and currently Chicago Public Radio and PBS-TV. She is the author of three books of poetry and essays.