DIANE GOTTLIEB

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Publications

Diane Gottlieb: At the Public Library—Surrounded by the Likely in Ordinary People Poems For Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Diane Gottlieb: At the Public Library— Surrounded by the Likely --after Megan ...
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A Mother’s Resistance Poetry: A Review of Catastrophic Molting in Literary Mama

We’re living in trying, maddening, exhausting times. I often find myself at ...
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What is A Criminal? Three Former “Criminals” Chapter 2

Chapter 2: "Three Former 'Criminals'" in the anthology What is a Criminal?
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INTERVIEW: Deirdre Fagan, Author of Find a Place for Me in hippocampus magazine

Interview by Diane Gottlieb Find a Place for Me: Embracing Love and ...
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BackStory: Five Questions with Diane Gottlieb in FlashBack Fiction

BackStory: Five Questions with Diane Gottlieb Author of From Here to Eternity What ...
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From Here to Eternity in Flashback Fiction

So, I’m going to live forever. Living forever was never my plan ...
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BREAKING THE CYCLE—A REVIEW OF SUSAN TRIEMERT’S GUESS WHAT’S DIFFERENT in Atticus Review

Susan Triemert’s brilliant collection of flash essays Guess What’s Different opens with Triemert strapped ...
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Literary Spotlight: Emerge Literary Journal (Melissa Hart interviews Diane Gottlieb

In 2011, poet and author Ariana D. Den Bleyker saw a need ...
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Tombstones and Trees in The Jewish Literary Journal

I was 44 when I bought a tombstone. It was a double, ...
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Modeh-Ani in Barren Magazine

I started praying recently. Wake up each morning and say, Modeh ani lefanecha. ...
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REVIEW: Promenade of Desire: A Barcelona Memoir by Isidra Mencos

REVIEW: Promenade of Desire: A Barcelona Memoir by Isidra Mencos Reviewed by ...
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21 Allen Drive – Finalist in SmokeLong Quarterly Summer’s micro contest

The way the deer gathered at dusk. The way the kids lay ...
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Smoke & Mirrors with Diane Gottlieb Interview by Fannie H. Gray

The repetitive use of “the way” is very effective. Did you consciously ...
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Find A Place For Me Reveiew by Diane Gottlieb in Prism International

“I have ALS.” These are the words Deirdre Fagan’s forty-three year-old husband ...
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Poetry by Diane Gottlieb in Atlantis and other lost place in Pacific Revew Annual Review

2 poems in a  Pacific Review Annual Review journal, Atlantis and other ...
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FICTION / War of the Roaches / Diane Gottlieb in Drunk Monkey

Freaked out? Of course, I freaked out. I mean, what would you do? You ...
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SO MUCH AT RISK: TALKING WITH CHRISTOPHER SOTO in the Rumpus

It is impossible to read Christopher Soto’s debut poetry collection without having ...
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Her Mother Used to Make Her Cry Until She Learned in Variant Literature

Her Mother Used to Make Her Cry Until She Learned  to speak. ...
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What Is A Criminal? – Anthology Forthcoming 2022

“What Is a Criminal?” is a collection of essays by people who ...
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BARRELHOUSE REVIEWS: A CONSTELLATION OF GHOSTS BY LARAINE HERRING

There are ghosts in the room. Every room. They’re in the eaves ...
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Ecopoetry and Loss : An Interview with Ana Maria Spagna – Prism international

“If You Think the Way to Learn,” the first poem in Ana ...
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Hunger – Nonfiction from Diane Gottlieb in Atlas And Alice

Take two pieces of Wonder Bread, Classic White. Place them side by ...
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What Could Have Happened: An Interview with Nick Olson – PRISM international

Nick Olson, founder and editor in chief of the literary journal (mac)ro(mic), has ...
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Phantoms – Anthologized in “and if that mockingbird don’t sing” : Parenting Stories Gone Speculative

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Crash – “50 – Word Stories”

What if he had no ribs? No eyes? Saw her beauty with ...
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Benediction – Paragraph Planet

Benediction. It's the smell that does her in. Always the smell. The ...
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A Recurring Mistake in 100 Word Story

A Recurring Mistake Is there any other kind? Bless the soul who ...
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If You Ask – Bending Genres

It’s just a small cloth bag with a zipper that no longer ...
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Filling in the Missing Patchwork: A Conversation with Steven Reigns – The Rumpus

Steven Reigns, the first Poet Laureate of West Hollywood, has published over ...
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Heavenly Bodies in Seven Parts – Nonfiction Winner of Tiferet Journal’s 2021 Writing Contest

"Heavenly Bodies in Seven Parts"  Nonfiction Winner of Tiferet's 2021 Writing Contest, ...
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How to Disappear – (mac)ro(mic)

Watch. Always watch. The day watch. The night watch. Never turn your ...
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Ragdoll – Six Sentences

My dear sister Eleanor, who was twelve years my senior and who ...
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For the Love of Deer – Emerge Literary Journal

In the deep, quiet woods that live behind her home, pine branches ...
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THE RUMPUS MINI-INTERVIEW PROJECT: ALISON MCGHEE – The Rumpus

I came to know Alison McGhee’s work several years ago, though it ...
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Dreamland Snapdragon – A Journal of Art & Healing

Dreamland Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing, Summer 2021 For Purchase
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Popular Material – published in Lifespan Vol 3: Friendship Anthology

"Popular Material" published in Lifespan Vol 3: Friendship Anthology July 2021 For ...
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Private Parts – Hags On Fire

My peepee. That’s what I called it when I was nine or ...
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All Ablaze – About Place Journal: Geographies of Justice

Did it hurt? I ask David and Crystal, three and two, who ...
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Seven Things You May Want to Know about Banyons – Minnow Literary Magazine

Seven Things You May Want to Know About Banyans Diane Gottlieb 1. ...
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Dead Man’s Float – Longridge Review

I couldn’t bear to lose the race, but I couldn’t bear to ...
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Kill Granny – McSweeny’s Internet Tendency: A Force Outside Myself

"Kill Granny.” That’s what I call this new attack on older Americans ...
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Put Karen to Bed – The Manifest-Station

No one likes Karen. She’s loud and obnoxious. Entitled with a capital ...
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More Than Their Crimes – The Hedgehog Review

My appointment reminded me of my days on Match.com. I was driving ...
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Trauma as Inheritance – The Rumpus

Sometimes I think of footprints. The imprints of dinosaurs. Tyrannosaurus Rex, huge ...
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Podcast Appearance – Let’s Keep it Real Ep. 92

Please join Sandy Joy Weston and me for a lively, fun, and ...
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Changing the Sheets – VIDA

I’m walking into La Strada, a little Italian joint in Merrick, Long ...
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Interview with Issac Bailey – Lunch Ticket

I was first introduced to Issac Bailey at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit ...
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Mother (Inspired by Grace Paley) – Panoply

One Sunday, I was flipping through the Times and stopped short at a photo ...
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Another A&P (My Apologies to John Updike) – Hippocampus Magazine

Thrilled to see my essay "Another A&P (My Apologies to John Updike)" ...
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Finding Her Way Home: Uplake by Ana Maria Spagna – Entropy Magazine

Please join me this holiday weekend on a trip to the magnificent ...
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When You Write What Scares You—And Then See It in Print in Brevity Blog

An essay I wrote was just published last week. It was my ...
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Becoming Buddha – Lunch Ticket

Published on Lunch Ticket "I’m actually in the best place I’ve been ...
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FLOBEL Interview – Nectar News

Creative writer, English tutor and FLOBEL advisor Diane Gottlieb is embarking on ...
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Progress? – Lunch Ticket

A tongue-in-cheek look in Lunch Ticket at our fascination with, and increasing ...
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Those Who Have and Those Who Don’t – Lunch Ticket

A post on Lunch Ticket discussing educational access, from an educator's point-of-view
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