Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Maria Gillan Will Read and Offer A Poetry Workshop in Warwick, NY

Maria Mazziotti Gillan will bring her poetry to the Albert Wisner Library in Warwick, NY on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.

The day before, Maria will lead a poetry workshops for teachers and elementary students at Sanfordville School.

Her reading is funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Many of her poems concern about growing up Italian-American in New Jersey and the joys and sorrows of family life.

She is the author or editor of 20 books, founder and executive director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, N.J., editor of the Paterson Literary Review and Director of the Creative Writing Program and Professor of Poetry at Binghamton University-SUNY.

Maria's Official Site is at  Her latest publication is the poetry and art collection, The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets.

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