Cheryl Diane Kidder

Location Tucson, Arizona
Occupation Writer

Books by Cheryl Diane Kidder
  • by Meg Files
    Writer's Digest Books, 2002-07.

  • by Gilbert L. Gigliotti
    Entasis Press, 2010.
  • About Me

    Cheryl Diane Kidder has a B.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Her work, nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize, has appeared or is forthcoming in: CutThroat Magazine, Weber--The Contemporary West, Pembroke Magazine, Able Muse, decomP Magazine, Tinge Magazine, Brevity Magazine, Brain,Child, Identity Theory, In Posse Review, and elsewhere. For a full listing see: Truewest -

    Why do you write?

    I write from dreams, notions, desires, films, what I'm reading, who I'm talking to, what I see in passing for 10 seconds while driving, old photos, pieces of quotes, daydreaming, looking into my daughter's eyes.

    Any favorite authors? Books?

    Mary Gaitskill, Amy Bloom, Alice Walker, Cormac McCarthy, Aimee Bender, Charles Baxter, George Saunders, Joan Didion, Jean Rhys. Always reading. Favorites list continues to grow.

    Cheryl Diane Kidder's Wall

    Cheryl Diane Kidder – Dec 08, 2009

    Thanks so much, all, for reading and looking me up. The woman from the blog is Joan Didion. Thanks for looking me up!

    Finnegan Flawnt – Dec 08, 2009

    besides "Beds", i do also love your blog, cheryl...who is the woman in the post from Monday, November 30, 2009?

    Sean Ferrell – Dec 08, 2009

    Stumbled upon "A Ghost is Born" online. Amazing.

    Cheryl Diane Kidder – Nov 16, 2009

    Thanks so much.

    Darryl Price – Nov 16, 2009

    Loved the blog--absolutely beautiful!

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