Poet Diane Seuss
September 26, 2003
Diane Seuss is Writer in Residence at Kalamazoo College. Her recent work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Artful Dodge, Rattle and Primavera. Her poems have been anthologized in Are You Experienced?, edited by Pamela Gemin (University of Iowa Press, 2003), September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond, edited by William Heyen (Etruscan Press, 2002), Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation, edited by Pamela Gemin and Paula Sergi (University of Iowa Press, 1999), and New Poems from the Third Coast, edited by Michael Delp, Conrad Hilberry and Josie Kearns (Wayne State University Press, 2000). Her book It Blows You Hollow was published in 1998 by New Issues Press. Diane won the Allen Ginsberg Memorial Poetry Prize in October 2000, and her poems that appeared in Poetry Northwest and Primavera were nominated for The Pushcart Prize.
“Here's what I've been waiting for: Diane Seuss-Brakeman's fresh, deep-digging poems, the rich texture of detail and metaphor, and under the images --exuberance, tenacity, loss. For me, the God poems offer a search, a wrestling as bold and intense as any since G. M. Hopkins.” - Conrad Hilberry on It Blows You Hollow.