Gatza is the author of many books of poetry, including Secrets of my Prison House (2010) and Not So Fast Robespierre (2008). His first compilation of poems for children, HouseCat Kung Fu: Strange Poems for Wild Children (2008) is popular.
House of Forgetting (2012) (It is actually two long poems, "Recipe for Water" and "The Twelve-Hour Transformation of Clare")[clarification needed]
E:Electron (with Deena Larsen) (2001) This work uses the Periodic table of elements as the structure for a love story. As the story progresses, another ‘electron’ of memory is added to the lives of the ‘elements.’
He resides in Kenmore, New York with his girlfriend Donna.