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Hellenic Book Club Event with Bestselling Author Yvette Manessis Corporon

ASTORIA – The Hellenic Book Club of New York held its latest meeting on March 27 at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Astoria with the guest, bestselling author Yvette Manessis Corporon, and some attendees joining the event via Zoom.

Hellenic Book Club President Jeannie Kouros said of the event: “We chose writer Yvette Manessis Corporon as our International Woman for March. She graciously joined us via Zoom. She was lovely and answered all our questions and everyone gave her five stars.”

Kouros noted that the Book Club meets monthly at the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center at the Thespis Theater.”

The Hellenic Book Club held its latest meeting at the Hellenic Cultural Center’s Thespis Theater in Astoria and via Zoom with bestselling author Yvette Manessis Corporon. (Photo: Courtesy of Hellenic Book Club)

“I am so happy that the Hellenic Bookclub of NY is part of the Thespis Theater,” she added. “A big shoutout to Alex Ammohostianos, the Artistic Director of the Hellenic Cultural Center, for his continuing support every month.”

“The next meeting is Wednesday, April 26 to discuss the book A Recipe for Daphne by Nektaria Anastasiadou,” Kouros said. “We have invited as our guest writer Eleni Traganas for the celebration of National Poetry Month to read a few of her poems from her book Shaded Pergola.”

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