Diana Hamilton


Author's Bio

Diana Hamilton is the author of three books—God Was Right (Ugly Duckling Presse), The Awful Truth (Golias Books), and Okay, Okay (Truck Books)—and four chapbooks. She writes poetry, fiction, and criticism about style, crying, shit, kisses, dreams, fainting, writing, and re-reading. You can walk through audio recordings of her dreams in the first-person shooter by Alejandro Miguel Justino Crawford, Diana Hamilton's Dreams (Gauss PDF). Her poetry and critical writing have also appeared (or are forthcoming) in Works Off Paper (The Printed Room at SALTS), Art in America, Triangle House, Frieze, The Believer, Amodern, Tender, Revue svetovej literatúry, Lambda Literary, Social Text Journal, Bomb, and Prelude, among others. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Cornell University, and she currently works as the Director of Baruch College’s Writing Center.

Publications & Prizes

God Was Right (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2018)
Okay Okay (Truck Press, 2012)
Universe (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014)

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Terre Haute, IN
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Last update: Oct 29, 2018