State of the Arts

Poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Clip: Episode 1 | 5m 38s

The heartfelt work of poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan is deeply rooted in her childhood memories of Paterson, New Jersey. She grew up in an Italian immigrant neighborhood, learning English only after starting school. The author of over 20 books by and about poetry, Maria Mazziotti Gillan is also the founder and executive director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College.

Aired: 10/26/18

Rating: NR

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