March 10 @ Indigo Books in Park Royal, West Vancouver
March 24 @ Chapters Books on Robson St., Vancouver
April 17, @ US Consulate in Vancouver: a video conference on poetry linking writers from New York,
April 21 @ Indigo Books, North Vancouver
May 29 @ Interview and poetry reading @ Radio Cafe' on Radio Co-op of Vancouver
June 16 @ Chapters Books on Granville St, Vancouver (3:00-5:00 pm)
June 2: four of my poems in English (Scar, How Will it Be?, Time, To Stop Time) have just been
June 16: Awarded Second Prize ($200) for my short story Appeso a un fico at the "Italian Week
May 23, 2008: received International Literary Prize "Scritture di Frontiera", dedicated to Umberto Saba, In Trieste, Italy ($1,500). The jury was composed by writers and critics of international fame. I was honoured to be in the company of Boris Pahor, candidate to the Nobel Prize and recipient of Prize to his Career.
On February 27, 2009, I will be honoured by World Poetry with a Lifetime Achievement Award. I deeply appreciate this wonderful recognition.