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Diannely Antigua

Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, New Hampshire 2022-2024

Diannely Antigua was born in Massachusetts, and holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and an MFA from New York University. She is the author of Ugly Music (YesYes Books, 2019), winner of the Pamet River Prize, and has received fellowships from CantoMundo, Community of Writers, and the Fine Arts Work Center Summer Program. Antigua was awarded a 2020 Whiting Award. In 2022, she was elected poet laureate of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 

Photo credit: Savuth Thor
Photo credit: Savuth Thor