Maria Mazziotti Gillan

PoetryPoetry is proud to present Maria Mazziotti Gillan, author of the books:

  • Where I Come From
  • Unsettling America
  • Things My Mother Told Me

Maria’s book, Unsettling America, was designated as an “outstanding book for the college bound and life-long learner” by a division of the American Library Association. Much of the following audio presentation was recorded a few years ago in upstate New York as part of the television program, Poetry Motel. This series of interviews and readings was hosted by Charlie Rossiter.

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Growing Up Ethnic in America

Identity Lessons: Contemporary Writing about Learning to Be American

Where I Come from: Selected and New Poems

The Weather of Old Seasons

Flowers from the Tree of Night

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