Individual Author Record
Mazzarella teaches creative writing at Wheaton College in Illinios and currently lives in La Grange Park, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Mazarella writes about rural Midwestern life. She has taught creative writing at Old Dominion University currently teaches at Wheaton College.
This Heavy Silence, Paraclete, 2005
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This Heavy Silence
Paraclete Pr. 2005
Strong, resilient, and deeply loyal, Dottie Connell farms her family’s three hundred acres in rural Ohio alone, having sacrificed love and family for land she does not own. A sudden, inexplicable event leaves the daughter of her childhood friend in her care. Pressured by her community to allow her former fiancée to raise the child, Dottie must face the past she has worked fifteen years to forget.
*Peace Like a River, ''Paraclete Press Fiction Award of 2004''
*Christy Award, 2005
*CT Best Fiction Book of 2005