Diana Stout

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Diana Stout, MFA, PhD is a screenwriter, author, former English professor, who loves to teach others about writing. Her students have said, "She smiles when she talks about writing."

An award-winning writer in multiple genres, she has published books, magazine articles, short stories, poetry, served both as a newspaper and magazine columnist, had two short plays produced in New York, and has optioned a screenplay.

She has served as a reviewer for various academic journals, as a contest judge for multiple writing organizations—both young adult and adult, in fiction and nonfiction.

Her most ambitious project to date and the one she is most proud, and which has recently been published is Grendel’s Mother, an epic fantasy.

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August is fantasy month. This is the fourth of our advance polls through September (check your messages...I sent out a broadcast about this to all members). Voting is open until April 15th.

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Arthur the King Arthur the King by Allan Massie Allan Massie
 
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Song for the Basilisk Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip
 
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Spindle's End Spindle's End by Robin McKinley Robin McKinley
 
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The Smoke Thief The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) by Shana Abe Shana Abe
 
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