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Quiet Woman

Finalist for the 2018 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award

Available now from Main Street Rag!

Upcoming Readings


Kalisz’s poems are eggs “protected and refined,” precariously occupying the “vast landscape between hatched and cracked.”
- Deirdre Fagan

Quiet Woman reminds us of life’s extraordinary contradictions and “How effortless love can sometimes seem.” These are poems of tremendous empathy and observation.
- Joy Gaines-Friedler

These are hymns that hum of human endeavor, motherhood and its fears, and the resplendent pleasures of family life.
- Alan Michael Parker