Penning Our Stories – A Transformation Journey

I'm thrilled to be participating in this inspiring film Penning Our Stories: A Transformation Journey on Thursday night, June 2nd at 6:30 in the Auburn Public Theater in the beautiful Finger Lake area with Laura Ponticello, Angela Daddabbo,  David...

Joey Nigro Interview WCNY

Hear Gilda’s Interview with Joey Nigro, Ciao Radio program, WCNY, Public Broadcasting Station. Central, New York Click Here to Listen Co-hosts Joey Nigro and Jim Battaglia showcase the charm of Italian American traditions and the music of Italian American and Italian...

Biscuits and Bach

Host Rachel Stewart chats with local author Gilda Morina Syverson who has written a memoire chronicling her journey to Italy with her Italian father. It's a tale of ancestry, heritage, family and food called "My Father's Daughter, from Rome to Sicily." Click here to...

Unlocking one’s heritage through memoir

Gilda Syverson who has taught memoir writing for Queens University and Central Piedmont Community College for 16 years, believes it’s because people have a yearning to understand their heritage. “When you read someone else’s memoir, you can identify with the story,”...

WFAE Eats

]Eating and Writing Italian: From Rome to Sicily to Home As an Italian-American, of course, food would be included in my memoir, My Father's Daughter, From Rome to Sicily. Writing about food was never contrived as I penned my story about going to Italy and Sicily with...