blackbirdonline journalSpring 2009  Vol. 8  No. 1
Diane Seuss


Diane Seuss is Writer-in-Residence at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her book of poetry, The River Purrs and Burns, has been named the winner of the Juniper Prize and is forthcoming from University of Massachusetts Press. Seuss is also the author of It Blows You Hollow, which was published by New Issues Press in 1998. Her work appears in many anthologies, including Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation (1999), Are You Experienced: Baby Boom Poets at Midlife (2003), and Sweeping Beauty: Contemporary Women Poets Do Housework (2005), all from the University of Iowa Press, and September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond (Etruscan Press, 2002). Seuss’s poetry appears or is forthcoming in North American Review, Indiana Review, Brevity, Alaska Quarterly Review, and The Georgia Review. She is the recipient of the Florence J. Lucasse Award for Excellence in Teaching.  end

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