Diane Brown

Diane Brown is the author of two poetry books, Before The Divorce We Go To Disneyland and Learning to Lie Together, the novel If The Tongue Fits, the travel memoir, Liars and Lovers, a prose/poetic work, Here Comes Another Vital Moment and a poetic memoir, Taking My Mother to the Opera. Eight Stages of Grace (Vintage , 2002) is generally regarded as the first full-length verse novel  published in New Zealand and was longlisted for the Montana Book Awards 2003. It is out of print. Her most recent book, Every Now and Then I Have Another Child (Otago University Press, 2020) is a poetic novella.