Short Works at a Glance




by Mark Spano

(For future book reviews and other publications, see Upcoming Events.)


Ovunque Siamo – New Italian-American Writing

Veronica’s Veil, part 1


Niveous, page 25:

“Vitia in My Gaze”


Chaleur Magazine:



Long Island Literary Journal:

  1. “Marty’s House”
  2. “Falling in Love with Straight Guys”


Ovunque Siamo – New Italian-American Writing

Excerpts from Kidding The Moon



Times of Sicily: 

  1. Three installments from Sicily: Land of Love and Strife, A Filmmakers Journey (formerly The Sicilians)

           “The Beginning”

           “Lost in Emigration”

           “My Other Sicilian Family”

2 Back to Basics in Basicò

BOOK REVIEWS by Mark Spano

  1. Italy to the North End: Photographs, 1972–1982 by Anthony V. Riccio
  2. The Hunger Saint by Olivia Kate Cerrone
  3. Birds of Sicily Poems by Michelle Reale
  4. The King of Love and Other Fairy Tales – a selection of Giuseppe Pitre’s Sicilian collected fairy tales   
  5. My Three Sicilies: Stories, Poems, and Histories by Joseph A. Amato
  6. The Color Inside a Melon by John Domini. Plus: Mark interviews the author.
  7. Lampedusa by Steven Price
  8. Towers of Aging by Joseph A. Amato


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