Autumn Stroll

Color photograph. Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018.



Diane G. Martin, Russian literature specialist and translator, Willamette University graduate, winner of the Diana Woods Memorial Award for Creative Nonfiction, and runner-up for the Princemere Poetry Prize, has been anthologized and has published poetry, prose, and photography in numerous literary journals from the US to the to the West Indies. Her poetry collection A Pilgrim’s Progress is now available on Smashwords, and soon to be on Amazon. Long-time resident of Nevada, Oregon, San Francisco, California, Maine, USA; St. Petersburg, Russia, and Sansepolcro, Italy, Diane has traveled throughout much of the world, often reluctantly, for reasons of visa, health, and financial insecurity. She has one daughter. The themes of exile, disability, and displacement pervade her work. She has completed several books of poetry, as well as a collection of creative nonfiction pieces, and has just completed a multi-genre memoir.