Dian Duchin Reed is the author of Medusa Discovers Styling Gel (Finishing Line Press, 2009). Recent poems appear in Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, Nimrod International Journal, and Poetry East. She has been the recipient of a Sundberg Family grant for literary criticism, the Mel Tuohey Award for writing excellence, and the Mary Lonnberg Smith Award in Poetry.
Currently, she is translating the 2,500-year-old Daodejing from the Chinese into English poetry for a 21st-century reader.
Her website is dianduchinreed.com.