Diane Wakoski

Diane Wakoski, who was born in Southern California and educated at University of California, Berkeley, lived and began her poetry career in New York City from 1960-1973. She has earned her living as a bookstore clerk, a junior high school teacher in Manhattan, a library storyteller, a Visiting Writer and, for ten years on-the-road, by giving poetry readings on college campuses. Since 1975, she has been Poet in Residence at Michigan State University, where she continues to teach as a University...See more