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Diane Lowman


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Diane is an award-winning essayist, memoirist, and poet. he served as Westport, CT’s inaugural Poet Laureate from 2019-2022. Her essays have appeared in many publications, including O, The Oprah Magazine; Brain, Child; and Brevity Blog, and she writes a regular column, Everything’s an Essay. Her first memoir, Nothing But Blue was published in 2018, and her latest, The Undiscovered Country: Seeing Myself Through Shakespeare’s Eyes, is set for 2023 publication.

Diane received her MA in Shakespeare Studies from the University of Birmingham’s Shakespeare Institute in 2017.  She has explored other forms of literary expression in more than 2,500 haiku and in essays on and reviews of Shakespeare’s plays in various academic publications.

Diane teaches writing, Shakespeare, and yoga, and divides her time between her hometown of Westport, CT, and her home away from home in Stratford Upon Avon, England.

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