Diane Furtney

3308 North Jay StreetChandler, AZ 85225-1865
Phone: 
(614) 448-6025
Website: 
www.amazon.com/author/dianefurtneybooks

Author's Bio

After her Tulsa upbringing and with a psychology degree from Vassar College, Diane Furtney worked a year in Israel (1967), then took an assortment of jobs, sometimes in clinical psychology, in several U.S. cities. Besides nonfiction ghostwriting, she has authored two prize-winning poetry chapbooks (DESTINATION ROOMS and IT WAS A GAME) and two comic mystery novels (MURDER AT THE MLA and MURDER IN THE NEW AGE, pseudonym D.J.H. Jones). Her poems and translations (French, Japanese) are in numerous journals in the U.S. and England, including The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Iowa Review, Poetry International, The Kenyon Review and Stand. A full-length collection of science-based poems, SCIENCE AND, was published in 2014 by FutureCycle Press: see www.amazon.com/author/dianefurtneybooks for details, including a statement of aesthetics. Diane Furtney lives now near Phoenix, and will be giving several readings at science conferences in 2014/2015.

Publications and Prizes

Book

SCIENCE AND
(Futurecycle Press,
2014)

Chapbook

It Was a Game
(Water Mark Press,
1985)
Destination Rooms
(Riverstone Press,
1980)

Journal

Chicago Review
2014)
Kenyon Review
2014)
Iowa Review
2014)
Notre Dame Review
2014)
Virginia Quarterly Review
2014)
Circumference
2014)
Marlboro Review
2014)
Bellingham Review
2014)
Stand Magazine
Able Muse Review
Ellipsis
ABZ
Poetry International
Faultline
Bellingham Review
RHINO
International Poetry Review
The Spoon River Poetry Review
Critical Quarterly
The Cream City Review
Poetry Northwest
Sinister Wisdom
Prizes: 
DESTINATION ROOMS AND OTHER POEMS, Winner of the Foothills Art Center First Annual Chapbook Competition, 1979, judge Reg Saner. IT WAS A GAME, one of six winners of Water Mark Press national chapbook competition, 1983.

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes

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Listing last updated: July 22, 2014.