In '96 she was a prize winner in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry
Awards. In '95 her poetry appeared in Journey Into Motherhood,
Riverhead/Putnam. Her prize-winning story, An Angel By &
By, was published in: The Voices We Carry," Guernica Press,
1994; that year she enjoyed a residency at the Byrdcliffe
Arts Colony. In 1993 her story, Way Home, was a semi-finalist
in the PEN National Syndicated Fiction Prize. Her poetry appeared
in the 1985 prize-winning anthology, "The Dream Book, Writings
by Italian American Women Writers," soon to be reissued by
the Feminist Press. As Ukulele Lady, she performs at schools,
institutions and festivals. For the last four summers she's
taught and entertained on European family cruises in Italy,
Greece, Turkey, The British Isles, Ireland and the Baltic.
In 1997 her storytelling programs helped the Brooklyn Museum
of Art celebrate Welcome Back to Brooklyn Day and its Centennial
Gala. She's performed for the Brooklyn Arts Council, The Whitney
Museum of Art, The Staten Island Children's Museum, The Toyota
Comedy Festival, Prospect Park and Hempstead Children's Summer
Festival. She's taught poetry, teacher and intergenerational
workshops for The Children's Museum of Manhattan and "Swingin'
On a Star," a Parent/Child music program. In 1996 she opened
their Little Folk concerts.
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