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.