Maria Mazziotti Gillan reading at Binghamton University on 11/13/12

Maria Mazziotti Gillan will read from her newly released book, The Place I Call Home, on Tuesday, November 13. The reading will take place in Science I Room 149 @ 8:00 p.m. the event is free and open to the public. For more information call 607-777-2713 or email

Maria Mazziotti Gillan is the Founder and the Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, NJ She is also a Professor and the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Binghamton University-State University of New York. She has published many books of poetry, including The Weather of Old Seasons(Cross-Cultural Communications, 1988), Where I Come From(1995) and Things My Mother Told Me, and Italian Women in Black Dresses(Guernica,2002). She is co-editor with her daughter Jennifer of three anthologies published by Penguin/Putnam: Unsettling America, Identity Lessons, and Growing up Ethnic in America. She is the editor of the award-winning Paterson Literary Review.