Diane Seuss

The Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series Presents: Diane Seuss

Diane Seuss

Reading: Tuesday, April 18
Robertson Hall Ford Salon, 7:30 PM

Student Q&A: Tuesday, April 18
Efroymson Center for Creative Writing, 2:25 PM



Diane Seuss was born in Michigan City, Indiana, in 1956 and raised in Edwardsburg and Niles, Michigan. She studied at Kalamazoo College and Western Michigan University, where she received a master’s degree in social work. Seuss is the author of three books of poetry: Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010), recipient of the Juniper Prize for Poetry; It Blows You Hollow (New Issues Press, 1998); and her third book Four-Legged Girl (Graywolf Press, 2015) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2016.

She served as the MacLean Distinguished Visiting Professor in the English department at Colorado College in 2012 and is currently writer-in-residence at Kalamazoo College, where she has been on the faculty since 1988.