Monday, April 22, 2013

Book Review for Place I Call Home

Visit this link for a review by Charles Rossiter of Maria's latest book of poetry, The Place I Call Home (MiroLand/Guernica 2012)

"When Maria Mazziotti Gillan gives a reading or leads a workshop, it is not uncommon for someone to have need of a tissue to dry a teary eye.  Gillan's poems confront everyday experiences and emotions with honesty that brings out deep feelings in her audience.  Yet, anyone who experienced her at NAPT Boston Conference, not long ago, knows her poems are warm without being fuzzy or emotional without being sentimental.  In short, Gillan is a real poet..."