On Thursday, March 7, the Montclair Monthly Poetry Series will feature the poets Maria Giura and Mark Hillringhouse. An open reading from 6-7 pm will precede the featured readers who will read from 7 – 8 pm.
What My Father Taught Me, a collection of memory poems, published in April by Bordighera Press. Her second book, a memoir, is forthcoming from Apprentice House. Her work has appeared in several journals including Prime Number, Presence, Lips, Italian Americana, Godspy, Brooklyn Film and Arts Festival and Voices in Italian Americana, and she has won awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Paterson Literary Review, and Salem College’s Center for Women Writers. She was also a finalist for the Milton Center Fellowship and was a judge for the 2018 Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize. Giura has taught Literature and Writing at St. John’s University, Montclair State University, and Binghamton University where she received her PhD. Her website is mariagiura.com
Between Frames, a book of his poems and photographs, and Paterson Light and Shadow a collection of Maria Gillan’s Paterson poems and his black and white Paterson photographs by Serving House Books. Visit his photography Website: mhillringhouse.zenfolio.com
This series is held at the Montclair Public Library Auditorium and hosted by Maria Gillan and and Laura Boss.
All readings in this series are free and open to the public.
Location: Montclair Public Library (Auditorium), 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ For location information, contact the library at 973-744-0500.