Dianne Bown-Wilson was born in England, grew up in New Zealand and now lives in
Dartmoor National Park.
She writes character-driven short stories many of which have either won prizes or been placed in international competitions including the Fish Prize, The Momaya Annual Review, Writing Magazine, Writers Forum, Henshaw Press, the Walter Swan Competition, Ink Tears, the HG Wells Prize, The National Association of Writers Groups, The Fresher Prize, Flash 500, the Yeovil Prize and Ellipsis Zine.
Her work has also been included in several anthologies and published in print and on-line magazines and journals.
Her second collection of award-winning short stories Degrees of Exposure was published in 2021. Prior to this, she published Instructions for Living and Other Stories, her first collection of thirty-two stories. She is currently working on her first novel and more short stories.
Dianne has a
PhD in Organizational Behaviour and previously worked as a Management