he Death of Germanicus and the Early Message of Its Approach; Agrippina after Her Mother Tells Her Emperor Tiberius Is Giving Her Over to Marriage Though Not a Young Bride; Future Emperor Nero Assumes the Toga Virilis His Role as Adult; & The Great Fire of Rome

Diana Arterian is the author of the poetry collections Agrippina the Younger (Northwestern University Press, 2025) and Playing Monster :: Seiche (1913 Press, 2017), the latter of which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. A poetry editor for Noemi Press, she has attended Banff, Caldera, Millay Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Yaddo. Arterian holds a PhD in literature and creative writing from University of Southern California and writes the “The Annotated Nightstand” column at LitHub.