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Diana Powell

Diana Powell

Spring 2017 Session

Diana Powell, since being laid off in 2002 from her copy editing and writing job at the main daily newspaper in Memphis, has been a union administrator, a keyboard player in an all-woman rock band, an AmeriCorps reading tutor, a candy-factory worker, a theater actress, a grocery cashier, a movie cinema popcorn-slinger, a youth counselor, and a pet-sitter. She's hoping to add “fiction writer” to the list. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in philosophy from The University of Memphis and has lived north of Seattle since 2005.

Diana Powell worked with the writer Laura Valeri.

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