Diana Hamilton writes about dreaming, sublimating, and reading. She is the author of God Was Right (Ugly Duckling Presse), a collection of essays in poem form, and The Awful Truth (Golias Books), an annotated bibliography of dreams. She's also published some chapbooks, including Universe—a long poem about examples in moral philosophy (Ugly Duckling)—and Some Shit Advice (The Physiocrats)—an excerpt of a novel about defecatory guidance. Hamilton's critical writing has appeared in The Chicago Review, Brooklyn Rail, Triangle House Review, BOMB, Lambda Literary, and Social Text Journal, among others. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Cornell University, where she wrote about style.