Diane Andrews was born in Wainuiomata, NZ in 1953. She and her husband sailed from Sydney to Cairns in a tiny boat. The book's at www.adventureyarns.com.au.
She now lives in Cairns, is involved in many activities from fossicking to publishing and poetry performances. She's recently survived cancer, with the most amazing response seen by oncologists, using medical treatment, diet and alternative medicines. Her article about it is at www.healthyoptions.co.nz.
She's been featured in many poetry and short story anthologies and placed in several competitions. She also runs a monthly poet/muso night.
Publishing credits are:
.Poem - 'Death in a Foreign Land' won first prize in a UK competition and has been translated for Patralekha, into Bengali .Story - 'Powerlines' - published in Celapene Press Short and Twisted Anthology .ThreeLightsGallery accepted - one haiku - for their online gallery .Article - 'Nomadic Writng' - published by QWC .Poem - 'Subterranean Soul' - and story 'Coma' -published by Ken*Again .Story - 'Freida Loved Wedding Anniversaries' - published by LongShortStory ..Story - 'Playing Around' - published by Burst, mobile phone stories .Anthology Crossing Paths accepted 'Secateurs'
.Black Box anthology shortlisted 'Tragedy' short story She published her writer's group's anthology last year and is in the process of doing this year's one.