Diane Kerr

—1st Place Winner of the Previously Published Prize—

Diane Kerr’s second book, PERIGEE, won the 2020 Brittingham Prize. She is also the author of BUTTERFLY (WordTech Communications, 2014) and a chapbook ONE (Parallel Press, 2007). Her poems have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Mississippi Review, Pearl, Poetry East, South Dakota Review, and Southern Indiana Review, among others. Kerr has been awarded fellowships to Ropewalk and Hedgebrook. She holds an M.F.A. from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers, has taught writing at the University of Pittsburgh, and mentors poets through the Madwomen in the Attic Creative Writing Program at Carlow University in Pittsburgh.