A Celebration of Italian-American Authors

Leonard Riggio Grand Marshal and Chairman of Barnes & Noble has invited 100-plus Italian-American authors to celebrate their heritage by marching with him up Fifth Avenue.

Columbus Day Parade
Begins at 11am on Monday, October 9th
at Fifth Avenue and 47th Street

Kensington authors,  Tom Mendicino, Peter Pezzelli and Liz Mugavero are among the 100 Italian-American authors marching in the Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 9th

Parade Honorees

Dr. Laura L. Forese
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer of New York-Presbyterian

Thomas Iovino
Founder of Judlau Contracting, Inc.
and CEO, Judlau Enterprises, LLC