A lifelong resident of New York City, poet Maria Terrone is the author of two books of poetry: The Bodies We Were Loaned (2002) and A Secret Room in Fall (2006). She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has received the Individual Artists Initiative Award from the Queens Council on the Arts.
Drawing on her Italian American heritage, Terrone describes her work as exploring “family, ethnicity, migration, and the deepest substrata of our urban environment.”
Terrone currently lives in Queens, where she is assistant vice president for communications at Queens College of the City University of New York.
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