Diana Goetsch will read from her new chapbook, In America. “Diana Goetsch possesses one of the most enviable gifts of poetry—the elasticity and warmth of a genuine human voice.” —Tony Hoagland
Goetsch is the author of The Job of Being Everybody, Your Whole Life, Nobody’s Hell, and Nameless Boy. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, the Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, Best American Poetry and The Pushcart Prize, as well as in the LA Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Her essay series “Life in Transition,” ran in The American Scholar from 2015-16. She has taught writing at colleges, M.F.A. programs, public schools, prisons and, for seventeen years, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival.