Diana Altman is the author of Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the origins of the studio system (Carol Publishing, ’92) a nonfiction book still quoted in movie star biographies and books of film history. She was a guest on TV’s Entertainment Tonight. Her award-winning novel In Theda Bara’s Tent (Tapley Cove Press, 2010) was described as “sophisticated storytelling” by Library Journal and as “enthralling” by PW. Her novel We Never Told will be published by SWP in June, 2019. Her short stories have appeared in Trampset, The Notre Dame Review, StoryQuarterly, and Cumberland River Review. Articles have appeared in the New York Times, Yankee, Boston Herald, Forbes, Moment, and elsewhere. Diana is a member of PEN, The Author’s Guild, and the Women’s National Book Association. She is a graduate of Connecticut College and Harvard University and lives in New York City.
Awards and Recognition
- National Book Award finalist