Diane Wald was born in Paterson, NJ, and has lived in Massachusetts since 1972. She has been publishing in literary magazines since 1966: including, for example, Kayak, Black Warrior Review, American Poetry Review, Salt Hill Journal, Ploughshares, Missouri Review, Boston Literary Review, and College English. She was the recipient of a two-year fellowship in poetry from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and has been awarded the Grolier Poetry Prize, The Denny Award, and The Open Voice Award. She also received a state grant from the Artists Foundation (Massachusetts Council on the Arts). She has published two chapbooks (My Hat That Was Dreaming from White Fields Press and Double Mirror from Runaway Spoon Press) and won the Green Lake Chapbook Award from Owl Creek Press for The White Horse Love Poems. Her full-length collection, Lucid Suitcase, is due out from Red Hen Press in 1999. She teaches at University College of Northeastern University, and at The Art Institute of Boston, where she is Dean of Faculty. She has also taught autobiography courses for Writers on the Net.
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