Bryan D. Dietrich

Poet

N/A
Wichita, KS 67235-1415
Phone: 
316-841-1107

Author's Bio

Bryan lives in Wichita, Kansas with his wife Gina and their son, Nick. Professor of English at Newman University, Bryan grew up watching classic horror movies and dreaming of becoming a comic book artist. He remains conflicted about choosing a tenure-track job over a chance to be an extra in Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks, but is comforted by several facts: the first person to be abducted in Aliens is named Dietrich, the composer for the original Mummy was named Dietrich, and the Kecksburg UFO incident occurred in December of 1965, just before Bryan was born. Further inferences are welcome.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Monstrance (Bandersnatch Books, 2011)
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Love Craft (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
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Prime Directive (Daverana Enterprises, 2010)
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The Assumption (WordFarm, 2010)
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Universal Monsters (Word Press, 2007)
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Krypton Nights (Zoo Press, 2002)
Journals: ,
Asimov's Sci-Fi Magazine
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Chelsea
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Isotope
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Licking River Review
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Mars Hill Review
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Midwest Quarterly
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Nebraska Review
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Northwest Review
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Open City
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Paris Review
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Poetry Magazine
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Quarterly Review of Literature
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Shenandoah
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The Nation
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The New Yorker
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Weird Tales
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Western Humanities Review
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Yale Review
Prizes won: 

The Paris Review Poetry Prize, The "Discovery"/The Nation Award, a Writers at Work Fellowship, the Eve of St. Agnes Prize, the Isotope Editors' Prize, a Rhysling Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Brothers Karamozov by Dostoyevsky

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Oklahoma City
Raised in: 
Midwest City, OK
Oklahoma
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Last update: Feb 19, 2010