About Diane

Diane Frank is author of eight books of poems, two novels, and a photo memoir of her 400 mile trek in the Nepal Himalayas. While Listening to the Enigma Variations: New and Selected Poems won the 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Poetry. She is also editor of three bestselling anthologies: Fog and Light: San Francisco through the Eyes of the Poets Who Live Here; Pandemic Puzzle Poems; and River of Earth and Sky: Poems for the 21st Century. She teaches Poetry, Fiction and Memoir Workshops at San Francisco State University and Dominican University. Diane plays cello in the Golden Gate Symphony and collaborated with Matt Arnerich to create an orchestral suite based on her poem, "Tree of Life." Blackberries in the Dream House, her first novel, won the Chelson Award for Fiction and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Her photo memoir, Letters from a Sacred Mountain Place: A Journey through the Nepal Himalayas was published by Nirala Press in 2018. With stories, poems and 55 color photographs, she will anoint your spirit with the magic of the mountains.

To set up author events, workshops, or invite Diane to your book club, please send an email to GeishaPoet@aol.com

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