New York, NY
United States

DIANA SPECHLER

Description of Work & Bio

Diana is the author of the novels 'Who by Fire' (Harper Perennial, 2008) and 'Skinny' (Harper Perennial, 2011), and of stories in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, GQ, Esquire, New York Magazine, The Paris Review Daily, CNN.com, Nerve, Slate, Salon, and elsewhere. She is a four-time Moth StorySLAM winner, has been featured on NPR and The Moth Podcast, and has held writer-in-residence positions at the Anderson Center and the Portsmouth Abbey School. A former Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University and a 2012-2013 LABA Fellow at the 14th Street Y, she teaches writing in New York City and for Stanford University's Online Writer's Studio.

 

Writing

Diana winning the December 2011 Moth StorySLAM

Written Samples