Welcome!

… and thanks for stopping by the website. Diane Telgen is a writer for young people and a former editor and freelance writer of reference books and articles. She earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Diane’s two latest projects, from Arcadia Children’s Publishing’s “Spooky America” series, are The Ghostly Tales of Michigan’s West Coast and The Ghostly Tales of Pittsburgh. These two nonfiction chapter books relate local ghost stories and legends with a hefty helping of history. To order signed copies, click on the BOOKS tab.

Available September 7, 2020!

Diane is working on novels for young adults, picture books, and nonfiction. When she steps away from the keyboard you can usually find her volunteering with cats at her local humane society.

Diane served as Managing Editor of FORESHADOW: A YA Serial Anthology, abridged print version with essays from editors Emily X. R. Pan and Nova Ren Suma coming out in 2020. If you enjoy reading short stories for young adults, check out all our issues here.

Click the “Neglet Editorial Services” tab to learn more about the types of editing Diane can provide, now through Angelella Editorial!