Thursday, December 10, 2020

Talking with Students at the University of Calabria

Keeping in touch with her global audience of readers, Maria Mazziotti Gillan has been doing virtual readings, workshops, and conversations during this difficult pandemic year.

On December 9th, she participated in a 90-minute session with graduate students at the University of Calabria. The students are studying American literature and the Italian diaspora. Maria read a few of her poems and responded to questions from students about her poetry that they have been reading and about her connections to Italy and Italian-American culture in the United States.

Maria Mazziotti Gillan's most recent books are the poetry and photography collection, Paterson Light and Shadow and the poetry collection, What Blooms in Winter. Her collection of poems paired with some of her paintings is The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets. Her artist's website is and her poetry website is

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