Diana Arterian

Academic Title

Asst. Professor of Practice, Creative Writing

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Documentary Poetics
  • Gender Studies
  • Poetry
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Translation
  • Trauma Studies

I am a creative writer, literary critic, editor, translator, and scholar. These interests touch, overlap, feed into each other—primarily in the concern of power and power systems. I teach poetry, creative nonfiction, and composition, often with them

  • Ph.D. Literature and Creative Writing University of Southern California
  • M.F.A. Poetry California Institute of the Arts
  • B.A. English University of Sout

  • Contemporary Poetry
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Gender Studies
  • Trauma Studies

Poetry Collection
Playing Monster:: Seiche, Editors’ Selection for the 1913 Press First Book Prize (San Diego: 1913 Press, 2017).

With Lightness & Darkness and Other Brief Pieces