“The Devil’s Fools” by Mary Gilliland

Award-winning poet Mary Gilliland has led writing retreats and found inspiration in sites in Greece and Scotland, and as we will see, in the most pedestrian of venues—her bowls on kitchen shelves, the farmer’s field, her mother’s weary body as it climbs into bed. Mary Gilliland’s bows to the smallest of creatures, the most ancient […]

Michael David Blanchard interviews Mary Gilliland  

This is an excerpt of an interview conducted by Michael David Blanchard, editor of Slant, a journal of poetry produced by the University of Central Arkansas. This excerpt appears here with the specific permission of Blanchard, also a poet and an adjunct professor at UCA. Mary Gilliland’s newest book of poetry is The Devil’s Fools, […]