Writers in Residence2005

Dianne Brown

Dianne Brown

Dunedin novelist, poet and memoirist, Dianne Brown wrote Here Comes Another Vital Moment while she was a Resident at the Centre for three months in 2005.

Born in Auckland, Brown lives in Dunedin, where she writes books and reviews, assesses manuscripts, and teaches fiction writing at Aoraki Polytechnic. Her first book, Before the Divorce We Go to Disneyland, was published in 1997 and won the Best First Book of Poetry at the Montana Book Awards. She won the Buddle Findlay Sargeson Fellowship in 1997, and published her first prose novel If the Tongue Fits in 1999, followed by 8 Stages of Grace, a verse novel in 2002. She wrote Liars & Lovers, a travel memoir, in 2004.

NZ Book Council page for Diane Brown