Lecture by Tiziano Thomas Dossena at the Carmel OSDIA Lodge

On October 10th, 2019, our Editorial Director will give a lecture on "My Italian American life: the importance of writing a memoir."

     The presentation will talk about

  • The relevance of leaving information about your life, whether to your descendants or to society at large, and how to determine which one to choose. 

  • Whether you will want to write a memoir or a fictionalized novel of your life or of your family

  • How to collect information and keep it orderly for a book project of any kind

  • How to choose images, scan them and keep them in an orderly fashion

  • whether you would want to write the memoir yourself or find an author to assist you

  • how to publish your memoir or novel

Examples of different memoir types will be brought to the presentation and discussed.

The following books will be discussed:

GIVEN AWAY, THE REST OF THE STORY, by Marianna Biazzo Randazzo

SOME GRIEF, SOME JOY, by Leo Vadala`

GILDA, PROMISE ME, by Cav. Gilda Battaglia Rorro Baldassari

GEORGE WASHING MACHINES, PORTABLES, AND SUBMARINE RACES, by Mike Cutillo

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