MONA POETICA
EDITED BY DIANE DECILLIS & MARY JO FIRTH GILLETT

The Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the history of art. It continues to inspire reproduction, parody and countless theories. In honor of her 500th birthday, 2003-2006, Mona Poetica celebrates not only the painting but also inspiration and creativity. This rich and varied anthology includes work by: Stephen Dunn, Grace Bauer, William Blake, Edward Hirsch, Natasha Saje and many others.



Paper, perfect bound, 114 pp
2005, ISBN 0-932412-36-X

Mona Poetica: A Poetry Anthology featuring:

  • Jan Lee Ande
  • Grace Bauer
  • Janée J. Baugher
  • Guy R. Beining
  • Jacinto Benavente
  • David Bengtson
  • William Blake
  • Matt Beagle Bourgault
  • Linda Brown
  • Mary Burmaster
  • Diane Shipley DeCillis
  • Sharon Doyle
  • George Drew
  • Stephen Dunn
  • Martin Galvin
  • Christine Gelineau
  • Maralee Gerke
  • John Grey
  • Shayla Hawkins
  • Nazim Hikmet
  • Edward Hirsch
  • Karin Hoffecker
  • Betsey Houghton
  • Mark Johnston
  • Stephen J. Kudless
  • Thomas Lynch
  • Karen Maceira
  • Agnes Martin
  • Betsy McCully
  • Stephanie Painter
  • Ibba Partington
  • Karen M. Peluso
  • Christine Rhein
  • Christina Rossetti
  • Ruth A. Rouff
  • Natasha Sajé
  • Jean Paik Schoenberg
  • Lucille Gang
  • Shulklapper
  • Paul Silverberg
  • Joseph Stanton
  • David Starkey
  • Susan Terris
  • Wayne Thiebaud
  • Judith Toler
  • Dean Young
  • Elizabeth Volpe
  • Nanette Weiss