Diane Kendig

Canton, OH 44708

Author's Bio

After 18 years at the helm of the creative writing program at The University of Findlay, which included a prison writing program and courses on E-Poetry, I returned to my home after 40 years away, where I continue to write and publish poetry and prose. Additionally, I have edited an anthology on Russell Atkins, and I curate a Cuyahoga County Public Library websites that features 30 poets each year, "Read + Write: 30 Days of Poetry."

Publications and Prizes

Every River on Earth
(Ohio University Press, 2015)
, Letters to the World: Poems from the Wom-Po Listserv
(Red Hen Press, 2008)
, Nasty Women Poets
(Lost Horse Press, 2017)
, Veils, Halos, and Shackles
(Kasva Press, 2016)
Ekphrasis, Italian Americana, J Journal, Wordgathering
Greatest Hits
(Pudding House Publications, 2002)
, Prison Terms: Poems
(Main Street Rag, 2017)
, The Places We Find Ourselves
(Finishing Line Press, 2009)
Prizes Won: 
Ohio Arts Council Fellowships in Poetry, Fulbright and NEH awards in literary translating, Yaddo Fellowship, and others

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Canton, OH
Raised in: 
Canton, OH
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Last updated: Mar 29, 2018