About

Diane Sherlock has written for film and television, four novels, co-authored a non-fiction book on writing voice, and is completing a memoir. Her short work has appeared in a number of literary journals, including The Rumpus, The Citron Review, MO+TH (Bombshelter), Bird in the Hand: Risk & Flight (Outrider), and elsewhere. She’s been a finalist for the Pushcart and Art Smith Literary Prizes, the Austin Film Festival, and more.

She co-owned and managed a production company for ten years, working in film and television as a producer, production manager, writer, and consultant. A SAG-AFTRA member, she wrote, produced and starred in the short film, The Green Bench, adapted from her flash fiction, taught at writers’ conferences around the country.

She has claimed baggage in Morocco, Kenya, China, Israel, the Caribbean, North and Central America, and Europe.

She was born in La Jolla, California to parents with roots to the 1600’s: father in Jamaica to enslaved West Africans, Portuguese Jews, Scots, English, and Irish and mother to the Massachusetts Colony.

She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles.

The Khaleesi

Khaleesi and Diane are digital nomads in California.

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