Diana Raab is an award-winning memoirist, poet, blogger and essayist who has been writing since the age of ten when she was given her first journal to cope with the loss of her beloved grandmother. She has 8 published books, and is editor of two anthologoes, Writers and Their Notebooks and Writers on The Edge: 22 writers speak about addiction and dependency.
Her memoirs are Regina’s Closet: Finding My Grandmother’s Secret Journal and the self-help memoir, Healing With Words: a writers’ cancer journey.
She has four poetry collections, My Muse Undresses Me (2007), Dear Anaïs: My Life in Poems for You (2008), The Guilt Gene, and Listening to Africa. She has over 500 articles and poems published in national trade and literary magazines.
She is a journaling advocate and teaches journaling and memoir workshops nation-wide, including Antioch University Summer Writing Institute in Santa Barbara.
She is a regular blogger for the Huffington Post -- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diana-m-raab and writes a column called, "The Mindful Word," for the Santa Barbara Sentinel.
Every Monday she blogs on her website, http://www.dianaraab.com/blog.