Diana Hendry

Poet and Children's Author

Photo: Gerry Cambridge


About Diana Hendry

Primarily a poet, Diana also writes short stories and is the author of many children’s books. She’s worked as a journalist, English teacher and a tutor at the University of Bristol,  University of the West of England and the Open University. She has tutored many creative writing courses for the Arvon Foundation and for a year was writer-in-residence at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary.

She is an honorary member of Shore Poets, Edinburgh.  From 2008-2010 she was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow based at Edinburgh University, and from 2015 to 2017 she was co-editor of New Writing Scotland.  She regularly reviews fiction for The Spectator

and is Assistant Editor at Mariscat Press, Edinburgh.

Diana is available for poetry readings,

workshops, talks, school visits

and mentoring.

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