Dianne Aprile teaches writing on the faculty of Spalding University’s low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing program (since 2001) and is a 2019 Jack Straw Fellow. She is the author of nonfiction books, editor of prose and poetry volumes and a collaborator in several image & text gallery shows. Her poems were published most recently in Seattle’s Raven Chronicles. She served as editor and contributor to The Book, a letter-press hand-printed volume of fine-art photographs of deconstructed books, accompanied by prose and poetry by 20 writers from across the country. She’s a recipient of a Hedgebrook Women Writers Residency on Whidbey Island, an WA state Artist Trust Fellowship in Literature and several UW/Whiteley Center residencies. She has led workshops in Ireland, Paris and Edinburgh. Her NPR This I Believe essay can be heard (and read) online at https://thisibelieve.org/essay/144206/. She has taught with Larry Calkins at KAC, Cloud Nine Art School and Pratt Fine Arts Center. As a journalist, she was on a team that won a Pulitzer.
Dianne currently teaches
Inspired by the visual: The Art of Ekphrastic Writing
Collage & Writing: Mixing Images & Text on Paper