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Book Presentation: The Mandate of Heaven by Grace Cavalieri

Nov. 19, 2014

Embassy of Italy

Washington, D.C.
United States of America


Book Presentation: Grace Cavalieri

Grace Cavallieri-Front cover

Grace Cavalieri’s latest book of Poems The Mandate of Heaven talks about her Italian-American childhood.  She shares the stage with translator/poet Sabine Pascarelli, who travels from Florence to read these poems in Italian translation.

The presentation features readings from Grace Cavalieri and Sabine Pascarelli in English and Italian, and from the American poets Sarah Browning and Silvana Straw. 


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Speaker: Grace Cavalieri

Grace Cavalieri

Grace Cavalieri is a poet and playwright with 16 books and chapbooks previously published; and, 26 full-length and short form plays produced. She founded and still produces “The Poet and the Poem” for public radio celebrating 37 years on-air. The series is now recorded at the Library of Congress for national ...

Sabine Pascarelli

Sabine Pascarelli is a professional translator, translating literary works in the three languages where she is fluent. Sabine Pascarelli translated, into Italian, a volume of poetry on Mary Wollstonecraft, the 18th century author and feminist, written by poet Grace Cavalieri, Cosa farei per amore. Recent books of poems she translated include, ...

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Date and Time

Wed, Nov. 19, 2014

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern


Embassy of Italy

Washington, D.C.
United States of America