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Donna Pucciani

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Donna now lives in Wheaton, Ill.

Biography: Donna Pucciani has a Ph.D. in Humanities from NYU and has taught at the high school and college levels in the chicagoland area for nearly forty years. Her work has been published on four continents in such diverse journals as International Poetry Review, Hawaii Pacific, Italian Americana, Istanbul Poetry Review, Poetry Salzburg, Acumen, ShiChao Poetry, Christianity and Literature, Spoon River Poetry, The Pedestal, and nebu[lab]. Her poems have been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize and translated into Chinese and Italian.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Donna Pucciani on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Chasing the saints :
ISBN: 0977297462 OCLC: 779980701

Virtual Artists Collective, [United States?] : ©2008.

Jumping off the train
ISBN: 9781590923948 OCLC: 709593250

Windstorm Creative, Port Orchard, Wash. : ©2007.

To sip darjeeling at dawn :
ISBN: 0983009120 OCLC: 780004193

To Sip Darjeeling at Dawn, by Donna Pucciani, is an intriguing poetic journey through diverse existential moments: returning to the city of one's youth, playing a musical instrument, waiting for lightning, mourning a parent, anticipating one's own death. Her objects of meditation include a vase from Copenhagen, an English summer day, strawberries and frogs, old lovers and new affairs, gardens and cats, gumbo and fugues, a husband who snores --Virtual Artists Collective.