Maggie Dietz

Maggie Dietz’s third book of poems, If You Would Let Me, is forthcoming in 2026. She is the author of two previous collections, That Kind of Happy and Perennial Fall. Recent awards include a Pushcart Prize and a fellowship from Jentel Arts in Wyoming. Dietz was the founding director of Favorite Poem Project, created by former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky, and co-editor of three anthologies related to the project. Other awards include fellowships from Phillips Exeter Academy, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the NH State Council on the Arts. Dietz is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

  • Villanelles and the Art of Anguish by Maggie Dietz

    J’ay perdu ma tourterelle; I lost my turtledove; I have lost my turtledove: Est-ce-point elle que j’oy? Is it not she that I hear? Isn’t that her gentle coo?  J
    Plume Issue #153 May 2024