Diane Wald

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Diane Wald is an American poet. Her most recent poetry collection is Wonderbender (1913 Press, 2011). She has published poems in literary journals and magazines including The American Poetry Review, Skanky Possum, Fence, The Hat, Verse, and The Paterson Review. She was born in Paterson, New Jersey. She earned a B.A. from Montclair State College and an M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and has lived in Massachusetts since 1972. She lives near Boston, and works for animal welfare.[1][2]

Honors and awards[edit]

  • Anne Halley Poetry Prize
  • Fine Arts Work Center fellowship
  • Denny Award
  • Open Voice Award
  • Massachusetts Artist Grant
  • Green Lake Chapbook Award from Owl Creek Press

Published works[edit]

Full-Length Poetry Collections

  • Wonderbender, 2011, 1913 Press, http://www.journal1913.org/publications/wonderbender/
  • Diane Wald (2002). 'The Yellow Hotel'. Verse Press. ISBN 0-9723487-2-7.[3]
  • Lucid Suitcase' (Red Hen Press, 1999)[4]


  • Faustinetta, Gegenschein, Trapunto (Cervena Barva Press, 2008)[5]
  • Improvisations on Titles of Works by Jean Dubuffet (Mudlark, 1998)[6]
  • Double Mirror (Runaway Spoon Press, 1996)[7]
  • My Hat That Was Dreaming (White Fields Press)


  • Gillyflower (forthcoming April 2019, She Writes Press)


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