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Author: Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Maria Mazziotti Gillan is a recipient of the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and the 2008 American Book Award for her book All That Lies Between Us (Guernica Editions). She is the Founder/Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, NJ, and editor of the Paterson Literary Review. She is also Director of the Creative Writing Program and Professor of Poetry at Binghamton University-SUNY. She has published sixteen books, including WHAT BLOOMS IN WINTER (NYQ Books, 2016), THE SILENCE IN AN EMPTY HOUSE (NYQ Books, 2013), THE PLACE I CALL HOME (NYQ Books, 2012), What We Pass On: Collected Poems 1980-2009 (Guernica Editions), and Writing Poetry to Save Your Life: How to Find the Courage to Tell Your Stories (MiroLand, Guernica). With her daughter, Jennifer, she is co-editor of four anthologies.

Ancestors' Song
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Ancestors' Song

Bordighera Press

Poetry. Italian American Studies. Maria Mazziotti Gillan's Ancestors' Song takes the reader on a journey, one in which she recognizes deep within herself "the voices of the women who came before," their words blending together, forming, as she tells...

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The Place I Call Home
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The Place I Call Home

NYQ Books

Poetry. The place that Maria Mazziotti Gillan calls home is a universal haven built of enduring memories and peopled by loving family. In Gillan's newest book of poetry, THE PLACE I CALL HOME, we share her complex emotions of an immigrant childhood ...

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The Silence in an Empty House
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The Silence in an Empty House

NYQ Books

Poetry. In THE SILENCE OF AN EMPTY HOUSE, Maria Mazziotti Gillan comes to the limit of human experience, stares death in the face, and struggles to keep moving. These moments she faces and speaks of so clearly are unavoidable, and the long illness a...

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The Weather of Old Seasons
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The Weather of Old Seasons

Cross-Cultural Communications

Poetry. "[Maria Mazziotti Gillan's] book reads as a continual mirroring of generations, an apostrophe to family members and others bound to the writer on the wheel of time, on fortune's wheel."—Sojourner

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What Blooms in Winter
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What Blooms in Winter

NYQ Books

Poetry. In WHAT BLOOMS IN WINTER, Maria Mazziotti Gillan finds cause to celebrate the clarity and comfort of people and times past. This book is a praise song for all that is human and that survives despite grief and loss. It is one woman's story of...

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