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Lahna F. Diskin

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Lahna F. Diskin

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Full Name: Lahna F. Diskin
Born: Trenton, New Jersey
Occupation: Writer, Editor, Academic
Nationality: American
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Biography

Lahna Diskin was born and grew up in Trenton, New Jersey. She has lived for many years in southeastern Pennsylvania. She holds degress from New Jersey State Teachers College at Trenton (now The College of New Jersey), Middlebury College, and the University of Michigan. She taught English for over forty years in public school but principally at her first alma mater where she was chair of the English Department and later associate dean of arts and sciences. As professor of English she specialized in teacher education, modern poetry and fiction. She has made a special study of the work of W. S. Merwin, Italo Calvino, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Ursula K. LeGuin and Theodore Sturgeon. She has long been a practicing poet with poems published in Graham House Review, Pulpsmith, The Third Wind, Santa Barbara Review, Academic Medicine (perhaps strangely enough) and elsewhere. She loves classical music and surealism in art and literature. She is also an avid collector of antique porcelain and glass. Since her retirement from teaching in 1999, she has dabbled in jewlery making.


Works in the WWEnd Database

 Masters of Science Fiction and Fantasy

 1. (1980)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Starmont Reader's Guide

 7. (1981)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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