Donna de la Perrière is the author of two full-length books, True Crime (Talisman House, 2009) and Saint Erasure (Talisman House, 2010), as well as two chapbooks, “Night Calendar” (Omerta, 2018) and “First Love” (The Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange Collection, San Francisco State University, 2013).
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 Intersection for the Arts, she teaches in the creative writing programs at San Francisco State University and California College of the Arts and curates the Bay Area Poetry Marathon reading series in San Francisco.
Her third full-length book, Works of Love & Terror, is forthcoming from Talisman House in September 2019.
Cover image: Joseba Eskubi, from Insomnia (Belleza Infinata)