Diana Norma Szokolyai

1317 Ave. TBrooklyn, NY 11229

Author's Bio

Diana Norma Szokolyai has published two collections of poetry & photographs, Parallel Sparrows and Roses in the Snow, as well as a handwritten chapbook for the Brooklyn Art House Co-op's The Fiction Project, entitled Blue Beard Remixed & Poems. Her writing has also been published in Lyre Lyre, the front page of The Boston Globe, Dr. Hurley’s Snake Oil Cure, Teachers as Writers, Polarity, Up the Staircase, Belltower & the Beach, Human Rights News, and Area Zinc Art Magazine, among others. A co-director of Cambridge Writers’ Workshop and ChagallPAC, she lives and teaches in Brooklyn, NY.

Publications and Prizes


Parallel Sparrows
(Finishing Line Press,


Dr. Hurley's Snake-Oil Cure
Lyre Lyre
The Boston Globe
Up the Staircase

Spoken Word Performance

Café Vivaldi, New York, NY
Jewett Hall, Cambridge, MA
Jewett Hall, Cambridge, MA
Parkside Lounge, New York, NY
Outpost 186, Cambridge, MA
Château de Sacy, France
International Who's Who in Poetry 2012, National DIY First Runner up for Best Poetry Book for Roses in the Snow (2009), University of Connecticut Human Rights Art Award (2006), SITES Journal of Contemporary French Studies Poetry Prize (2004)

More Information

Listed as:
Gives readings? 
Travels for readings? 
Identifies as: 
European American, Feminist, Hungarian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Children, Naturalists/Environmentalists, People with Disabilities, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English, French, Hungarian

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Listing last updated: November 13, 2012.

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