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October 2000




Diane Thiel









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Diane Thiel's first full-length book of poetry, Echolocations, has received the 2000 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize from Story Line Press and will be published in November 2000. Her work appears in numerous journals and anthologies, including Poetry, The Hudson Review, Best American Poetry 1999 and Beacon Best of 2000. She has received several national poetry awards, such as the Robert Frost Award and the Robinson Jeffers Award. She completed her BA and MFA at Brown University in 1990. She is the author of a chapbook available from Aralia Press: Cleft in the Wall (1999), and a single-poem chapbook (part of a series) forthcoming from Aralia. Her writing guide, Writing Your Rhythm: Using Nature, Culture, Form and Myth, will be published by Story Line in Spring 2001. She has taught creative and expository writing for ten years at Brown University, Florida International University, and University of Miami, where she currently holds the Visiting Poet/Assistant Professor position for 2000-2001. She also worked with children for many years, as a poet- in-residence for the Miami Book Fair's poet in the schools program and in an NSF program, Ecology for Urban Students. She has traveled and lived in several countries in Europe and South America. She is fluent in Spanish, German, French, and speaks some Greek. For more information, you can visit her webpage.




  Diane Thiel



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