Poetry. Tuscan Cooking. Recipes and poetry recipes from Tuscany; poems by Italian and American poets in both Italian in English, translated by Sabine Pascarelli. Featured poets: Karren LaLonde Alenier, Cecily Angleton, David Budbill, Andrea Hollander Budy, Anne Caston, Jenny D'Angelo, Tina Daub, Moira Egan, Jean Emerson, Emily Ferrara, Nan Fry, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Michael S. Glaser, Barbara Goldberg, Patricia Gray, Carole Wagner Greenwood, Rod Jellema, Diane Lockward, Calder Lowe, Judy Neri, Linda Pastan, Alexis Rotella, Carly Sachs, Vivian Shipley, Rose Solari, Christine Sostarich, Katherine Williams, and Ernie Wormwood.
Grace Cavalieri is the author of fourteen collections of poetry, including children's books. Her plays include off-Broadway productions. She's also written texts and lyrics performed for opera, television, and film. Grace teaches poetry workshops throughout the country at numerous colleges. She produced and hosted "The Poet and the Poem," weekly, on WPFW-FM (1977-1997) presenting 2,000 poets to the nation. She now presents this series to public radio from the Library of Congress via NPR satellite. Grace has received the Pen-Fiction Award, the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Silver Medal, and awards from the National Commission on Working Women, the WV Commission on Women, the American Association of University Women, and more. She writes full-time in Annapolis, Maryland, where she lives with her husband, sculptor Kenneth Flynn. They have four grown daughters. Sabine Pascarelli lives in Tuscany with her husband and two sons. She grew up in Germany where she earned a degree in German language and literature at Dortmund University. She is an author of children's literature and has won a fiction award from La Spezia, Italy. Her most recent book is Glenscheck & Co. Pascarelli has published her poems in various anthologies in both Italian and English. As a translator of English, Italian, and German, she currently translates for the historic resort Montegufoni in Montagnana. Author City: USA