Born in the Bronx, Diane K. Martin grew up in Yonkers, New York. She has a BA in English from the University of Rochester and a Master’s in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Her work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Field, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Plume, Tin House, Zyzzyva, and many other journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets. One of her poems received a Pushcart Special Mention, and the title poem of this manuscript won the poetry prize from Smartish Pace. In addition, in 2004, her work was awarded second place in the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize judged by B. H. Fairchild. Her collection Conjugated Visits, a National Poetry Series finalist, was published in 2010 by Dream Horse Press. After 36 years in San Francisco, Diane now lives in western Sonoma County, where she teaches Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage for Editors for UC Berkeley Extension online and also gardens and walks her dog.
Hue & Cry, a poetry collection by Diane K. Martin,
is now available from MadHat Press.