MARIA JACKETTI is a writer and translator.

Her books in print are translations:

Gabriela Mistral, A Gabriela Mistral Reader (White Pine Press);

Pablo Neruda, Ceremonial Songs (Latin American Literary Review Press)

Pablo Neruda, Heaven Stones (Cross Cultural Comminications)

Pablo Neruda, Neruda at Isla Negra (White Pine Press)

Pablo Neruda, Neruda’s Garden: An Anthology of Odes (Latin American Literary Review Press)

Pablo Neruda, Seaquake (White Pine Press)

She is currently coordinator of the ESL program at Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, New Jersey.

In 1985, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded her a fellowship in poetry.

She was born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania—the second city in the world to install electric lights.


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