… 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.


You can find her short story, “Hellmuffin,” in the anthology 13 Candles: Halloween Tales of Tricks & Transformations, coming Friday the 13th of October (of course) from Unknown Press. Order paperback or Kindle version here.

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 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!