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Ona Gritz

Ona Gritz is a prize-winning poet and the author of two children’s books. Her first full-length collection of poems is due out soon from Main Street Rag. Her essays have been published in numerous anthologies and journals, most recently The Utne Reader, More magazine and The Bellingham Review, where she placed second for the 2008 Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction. She has received five Pushcart Prize nominations for her work. Ona lives in Hoboken, New Jersey with her teenage son, Ethan.

Website: http://www.onagritz.com

Books by Ona Gritz

Columns
Date Title Section
Mar 23, 2014 What’s Turning in the World Doing it Differently
Jan 26, 2014 After All This Time Doing it Differently
Oct 12, 2013 Handling the Rejection Doing it Differently
Aug 10, 2013 The Pause Button Doing it Differently
Jun 9, 2013 The Price of Cool Doing it Differently
Feb 9, 2013 Too Many Children Columns Doing it Differently
Dec 8, 2012 After Sandy Columns Doing it Differently
Oct 20, 2012 The House on Sunnyside Street Columns Doing it Differently
Aug 11, 2012 Gossip’s Girl Doing it Differently
Jun 3, 2012 Forever Young Doing it Differently
Apr 7, 2012 Every Mother’s Son Doing it Differently
Feb 12, 2012 My Double Life Doing it Differently
Dec 18, 2011 More Thursdays Doing it Differently
Oct 16, 2011 At Home with a Teen Doing it Differently
Aug 20, 2011 Unfinished Overseas Doing it Differently
May 29, 2011 Staying a City Mouse Doing it Differently
Jan 29, 2011 The Chapter on Being Fourteen Doing it Differently
Jan 2, 2011 What Lies Beneath Doing it Differently
Dec 5, 2010 You’re My Mom. I Love You. But That Doesn’t Mean I Want to Hang Out With You. Doing it Differently
Nov 7, 2010 Guardian Angels of the Staircase Doing it Differently
Oct 9, 2010 But, in Things. . . Doing it Differently
Sep 12, 2010 The Bootlegged Path to San Marco Doing it Differently
Aug 16, 2010 My Easy Child Doing it Differently
Jul 24, 2010 Dinner for Three Doing it Differently
Jun 19, 2010 Love Always From Ruth Doing it Differently
May 21, 2010 It Takes a Village Doing it Differently
Apr 25, 2010 Mothering the Muse Doing it Differently
Mar 28, 2010 Legacy Doing it Differently
Feb 28, 2010 A Raw Ordeal Doing it Differently
Jan 30, 2010 Photographs and Memories Doing it Differently
Jan 3, 2010 Same Difference Doing it Differently
Dec 6, 2009 We Are Family Doing it Differently
Nov 7, 2009 Meeting Hate Face to Face Doing it Differently
Oct 10, 2009 Kitchen Table Judaism Doing it Differently
Sep 12, 2009 Something Old/Something New Doing it Differently
Aug 15, 2009 Guy Night Doing it Differently
Jul 19, 2009 Imperfect Terms Doing it Differently
Jun 20, 2009 Live at Maxwell’s Doing it Differently
May 31, 2009 Rooting for the Home Team Doing it Differently
Apr 25, 2009 The Sacred Nylabone of Now Doing it Differently
Mar 28, 2009 Hail to the Chief Doing it Differently
Feb 28, 2009 Our Houseful Doing it Differently
Feb 7, 2009 Game Face Doing it Differently
Jan 10, 2009 Happiness, Apparently, Is a Warm Gun Doing it Differently
Dec 7, 2008 Puppy Love Doing it Differently
Nov 1, 2008 Getting to Yes Doing it Differently
Sep 27, 2008 Another Mama for Obama Doing it Differently
Aug 24, 2008 Hello Muddah Doing it Differently
Jun 22, 2008 Sweet Child of Mine Doing it Differently
May 18, 2008 Reading on My Mother’s Behalf Doing it Differently
Apr 13, 2008 Frida and Me Doing it Differently
Mar 15, 2008 Life, Death, and Middle School Doing it Differently
Feb 10, 2008 Life in Parentheses Doing it Differently
Jan 12, 2008 The Many Faces of Help Doing it Differently
Dec 2, 2007 Still Life with Shoes Doing it Differently
Nov 4, 2007 That Other Kind of Waking Doing it Differently
Oct 7, 2007 Better a Diamond Doing it Differently
Sep 9, 2007 Vistas Doing it Differently
Jul 29, 2007 Difficult Terrain Doing it Differently
Jun 17, 2007 The Part That Stays Doing it Differently
May 20, 2007 Down the Basement Steps Doing it Differently
Apr 22, 2007 The Formula For Letting Go Doing it Differently
Mar 25, 2007 The Stepfather Question Doing it Differently
Feb 4, 2007 Phasing Out the Honeymoon Phase Doing it Differently
Jan 7, 2007 Noticeable Doing it Differently
Dec 3, 2006 The Imagined Child Doing it Differently
Nov 5, 2006 Hair Envy Doing it Differently
Sep 10, 2006 Facing the City Doing it Differently
Jul 16, 2006 Raising the Ruling Class Doing it Differently
May 21, 2006 Good Sports Doing it Differently
Apr 10, 2006 Coming Home Doing it Differently
Feb 13, 2006 Beautiful Things Doing it Differently
Dec 18, 2005 Doing it Differently Doing it Differently
Contributions
Date Title Section
Sep 5, 2009 The Muse Gets Angry Before Leaving for School Poetry
Mar 8, 2008 Phases Poetry
Nov 26, 2006 This Poetry
Jan 15, 2006 Home, I Say Poetry
Dec 14, 2005 Nighttime in the Country of New Mothers Poetry
Jul 26, 2005 The Night We Decide on Divorce Poetry
Jun 20, 2005 The Impatient Mother Poetry
Dec 7, 2004 Shared Custody Poetry
Nov 24, 2004 Testing the Seams Poetry
Jul 25, 2004 Family Bed Poetry
Jun 29, 2004 Boy Child Poetry
Jan 29, 2004 Mothering by Scent Poetry