Diane K. Martin

Diane K. Martin has been published in Plume, American Poetry Review, Field, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, Rhino, River Styx, and many other journals and anthologies. One of her poems won a prize from Smartish Pace, another placed second in Nimrod’s Pablo Neruda Competition, and another received a Pushcart Special Mention first collection, Conjugated Visits, was a National Poetry Series finalist and was published by Dream Horse Press. Her second collection, Hue & Cry, debuted in spring 2020 from MadHat Press.


  • In God’s Intestine and Goner

    The husband, who has accepted Buddhist precepts,
  • Oxalis in the Ingleside & Zucchini in August

    You can find the world’s second largest sundial
  • Others & Kents

    They stopped the car on the crest of Coleman Valley Road to show his sister and her husband the Pacific view.
  • First Wedding

    It was one of those days when not even the bland sun