Diane Lockward


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

Author's Bio

Diane Lockward is the author of The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement (Wind Publications, 2010), What Feeds Us (Wind P, 2006) which was awarded the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize, Temptation by Water (Wind P, 2010), and Eve’s Red Dress (Wind P, 2003). 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, Harvard Review, and Prairie Schooner. Her work has also been featured on Poetry Daily, The Writer’s Almanac, American Life in Poetry, and Verse Daily. Diane has performed in a number of poetry festivals and conferences such as the 2006 Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching, the 2006 and 2016 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festivals, and the 2007 Burlington Book Festival.

Publications & Prizes

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)
The Crafty Poet II: A Portable Workshop (Terrapin Books, 2016)
The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement (Wind Publications, 2016)
Temptation by Water (Wind Publications, 2010)
What Feeds Us (Wind Publishing, 2006)
Eve's Red Dress (Wind Publishing, 2003)
Against Perfection (Poets Forum, 1998)
The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop (Terrapin Books, )
Prizes won: 

A 2003 Poetry Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts; 2006 Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize: Woman of Achievement Award

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Glen Ridge, NJ
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Last update: Aug 28, 2019