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This Space for Message, Poetry Chapbook, Seven Kitchens Press, 2017

Playing for Equality: Oral Histories of Women Leaders in the Early Years of Title IX, Diane LeBlanc and Allys Swanson, McFarland & Company (2016)

Sudden Geography, Poetry Chapbook, Finishing Line Press, 2014

Dancer With Good Sow, Poetry Chapbook, Finishing Line Press, 2008

Hope in Zone Four, Poetry Chapbook, Talent House Press, 1998


“Work in Progress.” Claiming Our Callings: Toward a New Understanding of Vocation and the Liberal Arts.  Ed. Kaethe Schwehn and L. DeAne Lagerquist. Oxford University Press, 2014

“Teaching Writers to See Family” and “Mothers and Daughters: Telling Shared Stories.” Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching, and Publishing. Ed. Carol Smallwood and Suzann Holland. The Key Publishing House, 2012

Articles & Interviews

Diane LeBlanc, “From Fine Line to Fugue: Articulating Racial Consciousness through Voice and Structure in Two Poems by Elizabeth Alexander,” The Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies, Volume VIII, Number 2, Spring 2003

Deborah Keenan and Diane LeBlanc, “An Interview with Elizabeth Alexander,”Water~Stone Review, Volume 6, Number 1, Fall 2003

Diane LeBlanc, “Leaving Everything ‘Backdaire’: Neologism as Oppositional Language in Fae Myenne Ng’s Bone.” Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature,Volume 54, Number 1, 2000, pp. 11-22

Jane Nelson and Diane LeBlanc, “Writing Center Outreach Programs: Shaping a Collaborative Role,” The Writing Lab Newsletter, Volume 23, Number 1, September 1998, pp. 5-7

Diane LeBlanc and Peggy Marron, “Educators or Consultants? Finding a Balance in Workplace and Professional Conferences,” The Writing Lab Newsletter, Volume 20, Number 9, May 1996, pp. 9-11

Diane LeBlanc, “Teaching Creative Writing In Writing Centers,” The Writing Lab Newsletter, Volume 19, Number 9, May 1995, pp. 1-4

Diane LeBlanc, “Pilgrimage, Duality, and Quest in Denise Levertov’s ‘Pig Dreams,'”Essays in Literature, Volume 18, Number 1, Spring 1991, pp. 106-121

Creative Nonfiction

“Sorting,” The Briar Cliff Review, 27, 2015

“Scripts,” The Journal36:3, Summer 2012

“Elsewhen,” Bellingham Review63, Spring 2011

“Wasp Season,” Natural Bridge, 25, Spring 2011

“Thinking Like a House,” The Briar Cliff Review, 22, 2010

“Weaving Voices: Writing as a Working Class Daughter, Professor, and Poet,” Teachers & Writers, 37.1, September/October 2005

“Break Down,” South Dakota Review, 42.1, Spring 2004

“The Extraordinary Death of Novae,” Natural Bridge, Fall 2003

“Voices,” Water~Stone Review, Fall 2002


“The End of Grief,” Mid-American Review, 36.2, 2016

“What Made Her Foreign,” “From The Dictionary of Spools,” Tinderbox Poetry Journal, 2:1, 2015

“What You Know After Reading the Last Page First,”  elsewhere, Issue 5, September 2014

“April Triolet,” WomenArts Quarterly Journal4:3, 2014

“A Mistranslation of Baudelaire’s ‘Evening Harmony,'” Rhino 2014

“Rubble,” New Delta Review 3.2, Summer 2013

“Shadow Theory,” “In the Museum of Lost Wings,” Open Window Review,  Issue 5, 2013

“Intervention,” Salamander, Winter 2012/13

“Of Almost Believing,” “Speaking of Weather,” The Comstock Review 26.1/2, 2012

“Sudden Geography,” Hayden’s Ferry Review 50, Spring 2012

Three PoemsOpen Window Review, Issue 2, 2012

“If I Go Before You,” Tupelo Press Poetry Project

“Blue Parrot Wound,” “Work In Progress,” The Prose-Poem Project, Summer 2011

“Picasso’s Coyote,” The Louisville Review, 69, Spring 2011

“Mammogram,” The Comstock Review, Fall/Winter 2009

” Glose: A Keyhole Remembering a Door,” Asheville Poetry Review, 2009

“Where to Begin,” Earth’s Daughters, Issue 74, 2009

“Salt Bread Broom,” So To Speak: A Feminist Journal Winter/Spring 2008

“Sunday Morning on the Charles,” The Anthology of New England Writers 2008

“The First and Last Body,” Runes 2007

“Song of Knife on Glass,” The Healing Muse

“Truth Is, My Mother Never Liked My Father in Uniform,” Blue Collar Review

“Proving the Moon,” Onion River Review, 2007

“Living With Forbidden Desire in the Midwest,” Rhino 2006

“Moonlight in My Palms,” Earth’s Daughters, Issue 67, 2005

“Bardo,” “Dream Therapy,” Bellingham Review, Volume 28:2 Issue 56, Fall 2005

“Married to English,” So To Speak: A Feminist Journal Winter/Spring 2005

“Good Friday in the Refuge,” Pilgrimage, Volume 30, Issue 1, 2005

“Sunday Morning Public Radio,” “Lonely,” Blue Earth Review, Winter 2005

“If I Had Children,” The Comstock Review, Fall/Winter 2004

“Parable of the Leopard,” The Anthology of New England Writers 2005

“Longing,” Hiram Poetry Review, Issue 65, Spring 2004

“On Finding A Small White Feather in a Used Copy of Raymond Carver’s Ultramarine,”Rhino, 2004

“Aphasia,” Red Rock Review, Spring 2003

“Birdhouse,” The Comstock Review, Fall/Winter 2002

“Map of the Heavens, 9 p.m., October 1st,” Diner, Fall/Winter 2001

“November Zen,” “Red D’Anjou,” Earth’s Daughters, Issue #56, 2001

“An Observation on Newton’s Second Law,” River Oak Review, Vol. 14, Spring 2000

“Dry Clean Only,” Primavera, Volume 23, 2000

“Transplanted in Mid-July,” “Fifth Anniversary,” Great River Review, Fall 1997

“Labor,” The Anthology of New England Writers 1998

“Rain Dance Among the Beans,” “Forgiveness,” Pinyon Poetry, Fall 1996

“The Relatives,” The Cape Rock, Spring 1995


“Old Red Socks,” Pinyon, 14, Spring 2005

“Temporary Woman,” Permafrost, 25, Fall 2003