A Bit About Me
Diana grew up in a struggling, Italian immigrant family settled in a wealthy suburb in Westchester County, New York. The neighborhood's substantial wealth and social status starkly contrasted with her family's, making Diana feel as though she never quite belonged. She became a mother at a very young age and worked her way through college while raising a son and daughter.After graduating with a B.S. from Mercy College, Diana worked as a paralegal and social worker. Now retired, Diana currently lives in Cave Creek, Arizona with her husband where she has taken up writing short stories.The sharp socio-economic contrasts of her youth and her tenacious journey into adulthood has inspired much of her work. Clearly, her realistic grasp on the struggles of the family is worth celebrating. Diana is a member of the Arizona Authors' Association. Her short story collection, “An Accidental Murder and Other Stories.” Is available on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble website.” Diana’s radio interview can be found on speakuptalkradio.com authors series. Her website address is, shortstoriesbydiana.com.