MFA Hamline University, MA University of Wyoming, BA St. Michael’s College
Diane LeBlanc is a teacher, writer, and book artist with roots in Vermont, Wyoming, and Minnesota. She is a professor of interdisciplinary studies and the director of writing at St. Olaf College. She teaches a variety of courses, including composition, creative writing, creativity, and history of the book. She has published four poetry chapbooks, numerous poems and essays, and a history of women in sport, Playing for Equality: Oral Histories of Women Leaders in the Early Years of Title IX . Honors and awards include the 2019 Fineline Competition award from Mid-American Review and the 2020 runner-up award for the Donald Murray Prize in Creative Nonfiction.
Diane lives in Northfield and enjoys time in the Natural Lands with her golden retrievers Carver and Ida. To learn more, visit www.dianeleblancwriter.com.