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Tiziano Thomas Dossena wins the 2019 OSIA Literary Award

On June 1st, 2019, in front of the statewide delegates and dignitaries of the New York State Grand Lodge of the Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy in America,  President Robert Ferrito presented the Editorial Director of L’Idea … Continue reading

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“Everything And Anything Can Be A Source Of Inspiration “. Exclusive Interview With Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella [L’Idea Magazine 2019]

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate and the first Italian American to be named so. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street (Finishing Line … Continue reading

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The Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures. Exclusive Interview With Francesca Montillo

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena A very interesting agency, Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures, that will probably interest most of our readers has appeared recently and we felt that it would be opportune to discover more by interviewing the owner and founder Francesca … Continue reading

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Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader. A Book Review By Tiziano Thomas Dossena (L’Idea Magazine)

Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the historical novel. An essential element of historical fiction is that it is … Continue reading

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An Italian Poet In Texas. Exclusive Interview With Victoria Surliuga [L’Idea Magazine]

Exclusive interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Photo: © Victoria Surliuga Victoria Surliuga is Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Italian Program Coordinator and World Cinema Coordinator in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Texas Tech University. She has studied … Continue reading

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From Supermodel To Celebrity Chef And Successful Author. An Exclusive Interview With Maria Liberati [L’Idea Magazine]

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena As a former international supermodel, Maria Liberati never dreamed that she would go from being a fashion diva to a domestic diva. Ironically, while jet-setting off to modeling assignments around the world, Maria became closer … Continue reading

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The Sirian Revelations Bring Hope To The World. An Exclusive Interview With Author And Clairvoyant Patricia Cori [L’Idea Magazine]

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L’Idea Magazine She’s been dubbed a “real-life Indiana Jones” by fans and the media – an inspiring icon of truth and a living model of the adventurer within us all. Internationally acclaimed author Patricia Cori … Continue reading

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