Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka and many other influential poets have called New Jersey home. Come hear former U.S. Poet Laureate and Long Branch native Robert Pinsky and a sampler of New Jersey poets when NJPAC presents ...
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) was an extremely methodical and downright slow writer. I was surprised to read that she only published 101 poems in her lifetime. She worked on her poem “The Moose” on and off for more than 25 years. I have poems from 25 years ...
I wrote about tonight’s Full Moon as sometimes being referred to as the Lenten Moon. Egg Moon and as the Moon of the Winds. Lent began on Ash Wednesday and is a time for sacrificing as it’s the season of penance and prayer, which is why many fast, give up…
If you missed the live radio broadcasts of Cover to Cover with Jack Foley on KPFA radio this month, he interviewed Maria Mazziotti Gillan twice. The second program also features Maria's friend and colleague at the Poetry Center and the Passaic County Cultur...
Maria's books are reviewed by any number of publications, but some of the most interesting and heartfelt reviews can be found from readers on sites like Amazon.com. Here's a recent review of The Silence in an Empty House that was posted to the book's page o...
Q Commons began as a single conference before spinning off local franchises, in the same way that TED Talks did, and on February 26 three “global” speakers—author Malcolm Gladwell, journalist Soledad O’Brien, and television producer Mark Burnett—will make a...
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