Diane’s new novel, The Collaborator, is now available!
- Booktopia have launched their new poll to find Australia’s favourite author, and The Collaborator has been included on their long list.
I’d be delighted if you would vote for The Collaborator, using this link (please note: The Collaborator is on page 5 of the poll). Voting closes on 31 January.
- The Collaborator is based on sensational historical events that took place during the Holocaust, and on the actions of an extraordinary man who achieved something that should have been impossible. It’s a complex story of heroism, passion, intrigue and betrayal which ended in a tragedy that no one could have foreseen.
- Her award-winning World War II epic novel Nocturne and her acclaimed memoir, Mosaic were published in the US and the UK in 2018.
- In November, Winter Journey sold 50,000 e-book copies on Amazon Kindle in the United States in a single month! “This is a tremendous result, and huge even by US standards,” said Shona Martyn, head of publishing at HarperCollins.
- On Sunday 8 November, at 10 am, Diane will be taking part in a panel discussion at the State Library of NSW, as part of the BAD Sydney Crime Writers’ Festival. The panel, which will include Alan Gold and Suzanne Leal, will discuss writing about Auschwitz in fiction with Michaela Kalowski.
To book, contact www.badsydney.com
Diane was born in Poland and arrived in Australia with her parents in 1948.
She was seven years old when she decided to become a writer. Her first article, about teaching at a Blackboard Jungle school in London, was published in The Australian Womens Weekly in 1965. This was the beginning of a hugely successful career as a freelance journalist. Over three thousand of her investigative articles, personal experience stories, profiles, and travel stories have been published in various newspapers and magazines…