Diane Scharper

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

Phone: 
(410) 704-2868

Author's Bio

Diane Scharper writes a quarterly column reviewing memoir and biography for the National Catholic Reporter as well as reviews individual books for NCR. She is a frequent contributor to America Magazine (now Media) and the Weekly Standard for whom she reviews literary fiction. She is a long time contributor to Library Journal for whom she has reviewed 125 books of poetry. She specializes in anthologies and has collected, selected, and edited six books of essays, poems, and fiction.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Book:
Radiant (Cathedral Foundation Press, 1996)

Poetry

Books:
Thy Mother's Glass: More Poems for Mothers and Daughters (Wordhouse, 2000)
,
Thy Mother's Glass: Poems for Mothers and Daughters (Icarus Press, 1998)
,
The Laughing Ladies (Dolphin-Moon Press, 1993)
Journals:
City Paper
,
Library Journal
,
Maryland Poetry Review
,
New York Times
,
Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine
,
Potomac Review
,
Saltimbanquers
,
San Francisco Chronicle
,
Washington Post

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Lithuanian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Baltimore
Raised in: 
Baltimore, MD
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Last update: Dec 19, 2016