<!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> <meta name="GENERATOR" content="Mozilla/4.73 [en] (Win98; I) [Netscape]"> <meta name="Template" content="C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT OFFICE\OFFICE\html.dot"> <meta name="Author" content="CONSTANTINE HADJILAMBRINOS"> <meta name="Description" content="Personal page of Diane Thiel"> <meta name="KeyWords" content="Diane Thiel, poet, poetry"> <title>Diane Thiel</title> </head> <body text="#000000" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" link="#0000FF" vlink="#800080" alink="#FF0000" background="blue.jpg"> <center><i><font face="Times New Roman,Times"><font color="#000099"><font size=+4>Diane Thiel</font></font></font></i></center> <p><br> <table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=2 > <tr> <td ALIGN=LEFT VALIGN=TOP WIDTH="105" HEIGHT="30"><a href="news.html"><img SRC="newstargold.gif" VSPACE=8 BORDER=0 height=90 width=91></a> <table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 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height=30 width=95></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td WIDTH="105" HEIGHT="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td WIDTH="105" HEIGHT="30"><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/bookp.html"><img SRC="btbookp.gif" BORDER=0 height=30 width=95></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td WIDTH="105" HEIGHT="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td WIDTH="105" HEIGHT="30"><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/links.html"><img SRC="btlinks.gif" BORDER=0 height=30 width=95></a></td> </tr> </table> &nbsp;</td> <td WIDTH="30"></td> <td><img SRC="Diane-Thiel-Newfoundland-pc.jpg" ALT="Diane Thiel" height=532 width=603 align=RIGHT><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Diane Thiel is the author of ten books of poetry, nonfiction and creative writing pedagogy; including <a href="echolocations.html"><i>Echolocations</i></a> (2000), which received the Nicholas Roerich Prize from Story Line Press; <a href="wyr.html"><i>Writing Your Rhythm: Using Nature, Culture, Form and Myth</a></i> (Story Line Press, 2001); <a href="whitehorse.html"><i>The White Horse: A Colombian Journey</i></a> (<a href="http: //www.etruscanpress.org/01_white_hourse_columb_jorney.html">Etruscan Press</a>, 2004); and <a href="resistance.html"><i>Resistance Fantasies</i></a> (Story Line Press, 2004),&nbsp; She has also published three textbooks with Longman: <a href="http://www.ablongman.com/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0321127617,00.html"> <i>Crossroads: Creative Writing Exercises in Four Genres</i> (2005)</a>, <a href="http://www.ablongman.com/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0321127609,00.html"> <i>Open Roads: Exercises in Writing Poetry</i> (2005)</a>, and <a href="http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/academic/product/0,3110,0321429893,00.html"> <i>Winding Roads: Exercises in Writing Creating Nonfiction</i> (2008)</a>.&nbsp; Her chapbook, <i><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/araliachap.html">Cleft in the Wall</a></i>, was published by Aralia Press (1999).&nbsp; Thiel's translation of Greek author Alexis Stamatis's <a href="http://www.etruscanpress.org/book_american_fugue.html"><i>American Fugue</i> (2008)</a> received an NEA International Literature Award in conjunction with Etruscan Press (one of only three awarded nationally).&nbsp; Her work appears in numerous publications, including <i>Poetry</i>, <i>The Hudson Review</i>, and <i>Best American Poetry 1999</i> (Scribner's), and is re-printed in Longman, Bedford, Harper Collins, Beacon, Henry Holt and McGraw Hill anthologies, including <i>Twentieth Century American Poetry</i> (McGraw Hill, 2004).&nbsp; Thiel's work is translated into Spanish, Russian, Korean, French, and Romanian and appears in over 40 major national and international anthologies.&nbsp; Her work has received numerous awards, including the Robert Frost Award, the Robinson Jeffers Award, and the <a href="http://www.mach2.com/books/NewMillenniumWritings/Vol-5-Issue-1/1st-place-poetry-di ane-thiel.html">New Millennium Writings Award</a>.&nbsp; Thiel received her BA and MFA from Brown University.&nbsp; She has traveled and lived in various countries in Europe and South America and is fluent in Spanish, German, French and speaks some Greek.&nbsp; She has been a professor of creative writing for over ten years and has also taught in innovative settings such as the NSF program: Ecology for Urban Students and for the Miami Book Fair's Poet in the Schools program.&nbsp; Thiel was a Fulbright Scholar for 2001-2002 in Odessa, on the Black Sea, and is currently Professor of English/Creative Writing at the University of New Mexico.&nbsp;</font></font> <blockquote>Diane Thiel can be contacted at: <a href="mailto:diane@dianethiel.net">diane@dianethiel.net</a></blockquote> <table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=5 COLS=4 WIDTH="100%" > <tr> <td> <center><img SRC="echothumb.jpg" height=150 width=100></center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="whthumb.jpg" height=150 width=97></center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="resfthumb.jpg" height=150 width=95></center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="amfuguethumb.jpg" height=150></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/echolocations.html">Echolocations</a></font></font></b></ce nter> </td> <td> <center><b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/whitehorse.html">The White Horse: <br>A Colombian Journey </a></font></font></b></center> </td> <td> <center><b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/resistance.html">Resistance Fantasies</a></font></font></b></center> </td> <td> <center><b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.etruscanpress.org/book_american_fugue.html"> American Fugue</a></font></font></b></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Winner of the 13th Annual</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Story Line Press, 2000</font></center> </td> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Creative Non-fiction</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Etruscan Press, 2004</font></center> </td> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Poetry</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Story Line Press, 2004</font></center> </td> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Winner of 2007 NEA </font> <br><font face="Baskerville">International Literature Award</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Etruscan Press, 2008</font></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><img SRC="wyrthumb.jpg" height=150 width=104></center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="crossroads.jpg" height=150></center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="open roads.jpg" height=150></center> </td> <td> <center><img SCR="windroads.jpg" height=150></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/wyr.html">Writing Your Rhythm</a></font></font></b></center> </td> <td> <center>&nbsp;<b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.ablongman.com/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0321127617,00.html">Crossroads</a></font></font></b></center> </td> <td> <center>&nbsp;<b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.ablongman.com/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0321127609,00.html">Open Roads</a></font></font></b></center> </td> <td> <center>&nbsp;<b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/academic/product/0,3110,0321429893,00.html"> Winding Roads</a></font></font></b></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Writing Guide</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Story Line Press, 2001</font></center> </td> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Creative Writing Exercises in Four Genres</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Longman, 2005</font></center> </td> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Exercises in Writing Poetry</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Longman, 2005</font></center> </td> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Exercises in Writing Creative Nonfiction</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Longman, 2008</font></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><img SRC="clefthumb.jpg" height=150 width=97></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center>&nbsp;<b><font face="Baskerville"><font size=+1><a href="http://www.dianethiel.net/araliachap.html">Cleft in the Wall</a></font></font></b></center> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <center><font face="Baskerville">Limited edition, fine press chapbook</font> <br><font face="Baskerville">Aralia Press, 1999</font></center> </td> </tr> </table> &nbsp;</td> </tr> </table> <blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote>You are visitor number&nbsp;<IMG SRC="http://users.abac.com/cgi-bin/counter?ignore-ignore.com/c/1/5"><IMG SRC="http://users.abac.com/cgi-bin/counter?ignore-ignore.com/c/2/5"><IMG SRC="http://users.abac.com/cgi-bin/counter?ignore-ignore.com/c/3/5"><IMG SRC="http://users.abac.com/cgi-bin/counter?ignore-ignore.com/c/4/5"><IMG 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