Donna de la Perrière is the author of True Crime (Talisman House, 2009) and Saint Erasure (Talisman House, 2010), a 2011 NCIBA Book of the Year Award finalist. A new chapbook, “Night Calendar,” is recently out from Omerta Publications, and another chapbook, “First Love,” is part of the Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange collection at San Francisco State University.
Her work has appeared in Kindergarde: Avant Garde Poems, Plays, Stories, and Songs for Children (Black Radish Books, 2013), No Gender: Reflections on the Life and Work of kari edwards (Litmus Press, 2009) and Bay Poetics (Faux Press, 2006), as well as journals such as American Letters and Commentary, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Five Fingers Review, Interim, New American Writing, and Volt.
The recipient of a 2009 Fund for Poetry Award and a 2016 Creative Work Grant from SFSU and Intersection for the Arts, she teaches in the creative writing programs at California College of the Arts and San Francisco State University and curates the Bay Area Poetry Marathon reading series in San Francisco.
Her third full-length book, Works of Love and Terror, is forthcoming from Talisman House in Spring 2019..