Diane LeBlanc Photo with BirchesDiane LeBlanc is a writer, teacher, and book artist with roots in Vermont, Wyoming, and Minnesota. Poetry chapbooks include This Space for Message, Sudden Geography, Dancer with Good Sow, and Hope in Zone Four. She co-authored a history of women in sport, Playing for Equality: Oral Histories of Women Leaders in the Early Years of Title IX (2016). A full-length collection of poems is forthcoming  from Terrapin Books in April 2021.

Her work has received numerous awards, including Mid-American Review‘s 2019 Fineline Competition prize. Poems and essays appear in journals including Bellingham Review, Cimarron Review, Green Mountains Review,  Mid-American Review, and Sweet, among others.

Diane directs the writing program and teaches at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.