September 19, 2012

Workshops and Public Reading for Mature Adults

The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College
Presents: Workshops and Public Reading for Mature Adults

This free workshop series is open to adults 50 and over. 
Register using the online form.

All workshops in the fall and spring series and the public reading will be held at:
Passaic County Community College
Wanaque Academic Center
500 Union Avenue
Wanaque, NJ 07420

Fall 2012 Workshops    1-3pm
October 18
October 25
November 1
November 8 
Workshop leader: Maria Gillan

Spring 2013 Workshops    1-3pm
March 14
March 21
April 4 
April 11 
Workshop leader: Laura Boss
except April 4, led by Maria Gillan

Public Reading -  May 9, 2013
1:30 p.m./Cafeteria
Featured readers:  Maria Gillan, Laura Boss and workshop participants 

Mail registration form and fee to: 
The Poetry Center at PCCC
1 College Blvd. Paterson, NJ 07505

Laura Boss is a first prize contest winner of Poetry Society of America's Gordon Barber Poetry Award. Founder and Editor of Lips, in 2011 she received the first Poetry Award at the International Poetry Festival at Swansea (sponsored by CCC and by Cross-Cultural Communications and Seventh Quarry). She is the recipient of three Fellowships in Poetry from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Her books include Reports from the Front (Cross-Cultural Communications) and Flashlight (Guernica). Her poems have appeared in The New York Times.

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). Her latest book is The Place I Call Home (New York York Quarterly Books, September, 2012). She is the Founder /Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College, 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 fifteen books of poetry, including What We Pass On: Collected Poems 1980-2009, Where I Come From, Things My Mother Told Me, and Italian Women in Black Dresses (Guernica).

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