• January 2017
    Hello, Nancy.  Thanks for your kind words.  It is uncanny now sometimes we find our "companion books" just when we need them, in the course of our own work.  And thanks for reading my  memoir!  I wish you the best in your writing journey! Hollis
  • January 2017
    Marta -- please do read my book, and let me know what you think, especially if you still find me interesting!!  Thanks very much!
  • January 2017
    I would like to read your book and find you very interesting.
  • January 2017
    Thanks so much for you comment, Nancy. It's so heartening to know that one's thoughts and words land! And thanks for planning to read my memoir.
  • January 2017
    I am adding my 2 cents here re. Leah's question:  Poets and Writers has an excellent guide to literary awards, funding, prizes, and so forth.  Pick up a copy, or access it online.
  • January 2017
    Thank you for this post.  Since I am loathe to set up readings for my  memoir, The Shelf Life of Ashes, and am a terrible, sluggish and unwilling self promoter, I have set up a kind of awards-submission-schedule for myself, thinking that this may...
  • December 2016
    Hello, Rita!  We met at the SWP author tour in Portland months ago.  I relate so much to your words, re. trying to be a "real writer," and produce the creative juicy stuff:  "I got lonely. I didn’t feel like I was making a difference. And I didn’t...
  • An article by Hollis Giammatteo was featured
    August 2016
    My manuscript, after many months of working with the publisher, the editor, the team, now almost fledged, has arrived in the form of bound copies, called in the business, ARCs – Advanced Readers’ Copies. I was certain that seeing my book...
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  • March 2016
    Wow, Hollis!  Your writing is superb!  Can't wait to read your book!

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