Diane’s grief-and-relief memoir, Love of Finished Years, was published in 2021 from Wipf & Stock. Her prior publications include three articles on Black Elk Speaks, twenty poems in journals, a retrospective on Berkeley in the sixties, and a satirical novel, As Sour Grapes Ripen, condensed and serialized in the Berkeley Times. She has won recognition for both prose and poetry, including a Poetry Society of America’s award for “Bird Tracks: A Pantoum”, and grand prize for a short story, “Visions Etched in Ice”, at a Canadian festival.
Diane lives in Albany, California. You can find more about Diane’s works and world at her website, dianedepisa.com.
Xarbo is currently scheduled for publication in Winter 2022.
We welcome Diane to our Water Dragon Publishing family!