Welcome to the Irish American Writers and Artists Homepage!

Join us for our upcoming Salons:

Tuesday February 20th at The Ellington (Broadway & 105th Street)

and Wednesday February 28th at “Earthchxrch” (Avenue C at East 3rd Street) 

W. Jay Wanczyk, R.I.P.

It is with heavy hearts we announce the untimely passing of our dear colleague Jay Wanczyk. Jay was a warm and generous man, always friendly, curious, and above all supportive.

He was an enthusiastic attendee and participant in our Salons, and his photography helped us document our Salons and other events. Jay brought positive energy wherever he went and he epitomized IAW&A’s spirit of convivial community.

Jay made our world a better place. He will be sorely missed.


Click here to read Jay’s obituary.

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