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Mary Jo Firth Gillett

Mary Jo Firth Gillett’s poetry collection, “Soluble Fish,” won the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award (Southern Illinois University Press, 2007). Her three award-winning chapbooks are “Chandeliers of Fish” (Poetry West Press, 2004), “Tiger in a Hairnet” (Small Poetry Press, Select Poets Series, 1999), and “Not One” (The Writer’s Voice, 1998). Her poems have appeared in The Harvard Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, Gettysburg Review, Third Coast and Green Mountains Review, among other journals. She has won the NY Open Voice Award, a Creative Artist Grant from ArtServe Michigan, and several Pushcart Prize nominations.

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