DIANE VREULS was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Wisconsin and Oxford University, where she was a Marshall Scholar. A recipient of an NEA Fellowship, she has published a novel, a collection of short stories, a children’s book, and a book of poems. Among other places, her work has appeared in Commonweal, The New Yorker, and The Best American Short Stories. She lives in Oberlin, Ohio.
November 1, 2015, A Word’s Worth Review:
“Most of the lyrics in this volume express the entirety of the poet’s sensitive life through spiritual musings in which the reader should not fear abstractions or ornamentation. ... Vreuls’ voice is at once prophetic and sympathetic. ... a poet who does not oversimplify the human predicament but is a powerful spokeswoman for the spiritual life and expresses the finer shades of feeling in her visionary work.” Read the Full Review