Tuesday, September 23, 2014
653 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA
Maria Mazziotti Gillan is in California from her home back east for the Petaluma Poetry Walk.
Her most recent volume of poetry is The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets, which is illustrated with her watercolor paintings.
She is a recipient of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) and the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers. She received the 2008 American Book Award for her book, All That Lies Between Us (Guernica Editions), and is the Founder /Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, NJ, and editor of the Paterson Literary Review.
Maria will be reading along with Jan Beatty. Jan’s book, The Switching/Yard, was named by Library Journal as one of …30 New Books That Will Help You Rediscover Poetry. The Huffington Post called her one of ten “advanced women poets for required reading.”
Maria's Official Site is at MariaGillan.com. Her latest publication is the poetry and art collection, The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets.