BIO

1511165_10151954957939895_1417310963_n.jpg
 
 

Diana Marie Delgado is the Literary Director of the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her first poetry collection, "Tracing the Horse," is forthcoming from BOA Editions (Fall, 2019). She is the author of "Late Night Talks with Men I Think I Trust" (Center for Book Arts, 2015). She is a recipient of a 2017 NEA Fellowship in Poetry and has received grants and scholarships from Letras Latinas, Hedgebrook, Bread Loaf and the Jack Jones Literary Retreat. Delgado holds an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University and BA in Poetry from UC Riverside. Her poetry has appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, Ninth Letter, The North American Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly and Fourteen Hills. A member of the CantoMundo and Macondo writing communities, her work is rooted in her experiences growing up Mexican-American, Chicana.