Diane Lockward

West Caldwell, NJ 07006-8006
(973) 226-0807

Author's Bio

Diane Lockward is the author of What Feeds Us (Wind Publications, 2006) which was awarded the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize. She is also the author of Eve’s Red Dress (Wind Publications, 2003), and a chapbook, Against Perfection (Poets Forum Press, 1998). Her poems have been published in several anthologies, including Poetry Daily: 366 Poems from the World’s Most Popular Poetry Website and Garrison Keillor's Good Poems for Hard Times. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Beloit Poetry Journal, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Prairie Schooner. Her work has been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes, featured on Poetry Daily, and read by Garrison Keillor on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac. Diane has performed in a number of poetry festivals and conferences such as the 2006 Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching, the 2006 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, and the 2007 Burlington Book Festival.

Publications and Prizes

Against Perfection
(Poets Forum, 1998)
, Eve's Red Dress
(Wind Publishing, 2003)
, Temptation by Water
(Wind Publications, 2010)
, The Crafty Poet II: A Portable Workshop
(Terrapin Books, 2016)
, The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop
(Terrapin Books, )
, The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement
(Wind Publications, 2016)
, What Feeds Us
(Wind Publishing, 2006)
Good Poems for Hard Times
(Viking, 2005)
, In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare
(University of Iowa Press, 2005)
, Poetry Daily: 366 Poems from the World's Most Popular Poetry Website
(Sourcebooks, 2004)
, Poetry: A Pocket Anthology
(Longman Press, 2004)
Beloit Poetry Journal, Literary Review, North American Review, Poet Lore, Poetry International, Prairie Schooner, Rattapallax, Seattle Review, South Dakota Review, Spoon River Poetry Review
Prizes Won: 
A 2003 Poetry Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts; 2006 Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize

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Last updated: Apr 06, 2018