About the Author

Diane 2012As a mentor to young adults and senior citizens, I guide others in preserving their life stories.  I am a graduate of DePaul University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing Education. I am a contributing author in the recently published Italian Women in ChicagoIn my spare time, I preview books for Penguin/Random House Publishing and new authors. Currently, I am working on a memoir based on my early childhood.

As of October, 2017, my Peter Pan themed Little Free Library is installed on my property for the children in my neighborhood!

One of my long-term goals is to read the top 150 novels of the 20th century.

Bookwinked recently achieved its 10 year anniversary! I am grateful for my followers around the world who inspire me to keep reading!