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. She teaches a variety of courses, including First-Year Seminar and creative writing. She has published five poetry collections, most recently The Feast Delayed, 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 . Recent awards include the 2023 River Heron Poetry Prize 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. She is a certified holistic life coach with emphasis in creativity practice. To learn more, visit www.dianeleblancwriter.com.