A Language Arts specialist, Diane has tutored and substitute taught in New Brunswick since 1992. She reviewed books of local and national interest for the Canadaeast dailies for six years, and currently serves as a guide for the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Her public presentations include Bright Beginnings (Maritime Writers Workshop, 2013), Guiding Underachievers: Interventions for Student Success (Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase), and Collaboration in Public Education (McKee Task Force on Mental Health). She edits both non-fiction and creative writing.
Email me or call 506.363.5994.
Arc, Atlantis, CBC Radio One, The Common Sky: Canadian Writers Against the War, The Daily Gleaner, English Studies in Canada, The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia, The Fiddlehead, Grain, The Malahat Review, Our Times, QWERTY, Summer Preserves (Breton Books, 2012), The Telegraph-Journal, Word Magazine.
What I Offer
Whole group and/or one-on-one sessions tailored to student needs: e.g. getting started; writing (and reading) poetry; the personal essay; developing an argument; interview skills; book and film reviews; punctuation; revision; how imagery works in song, film, and advertising.