Diane Armstrong
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Diane Armstrong

Diane Armstrong is a child Holocaust survivor who arrived in Australia from Poland in 1948. An award-winning journalist and bestselling author, she has written five previous books.Her family memoir Mosaic: A chronicle of five generations, was published in 1998 and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction as well as the National Biography Award. It was published in the United States and Canada, and was selected as one of the year's best memoirs by Amazon.com. In 2000, The Voyage of Their Life: The story of the SS Derna and its passengers, was shortlisted in the New South Wales Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction.Her first novel, Winter Journey, was published in 2004 and shortlisted for the 2006 Commonwealth Writers' Prize. It has been published in the US, UK, Poland and Israel. Her second novel, Nocturne, was published in 2008 and won the Society of Women Writers Fiction Award. It was also nominated for a major literary award in Poland. Empire Day, a novel set in post-war Sydney, was published in 2011.Diane has a son and daughter and three granddaughters. She lives in Sydney.

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Diane Armstrong Articles

The Collaborator Author, Diane Armstrong's Tips for Writing That Book This Year

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17 December 2019

The Collaborator Author, Diane Armstrong's Tips for Writing That Book This Year

    Podcast: Diane Armstrong, Author of The Collaborator, Discusses the Inspiration behind her Novel and her Fascinating Life. 

    Podcast

    14 October 2019

    Podcast: Diane Armstrong, Author of The Collaborator, Discusses the Inspiration behind her Novel and her Fascinating Life. 

      For Me, Writing Fiction is a Mystery: Diane Armstrong, Author of The Collaborator Discusses Writing and Research

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      12 September 2019

      For Me, Writing Fiction is a Mystery: Diane Armstrong, Author of The Collaborator Discusses Writing and Research

        A Fantastically Written Gem: Read an Extract From The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong

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        4 September 2019

        A Fantastically Written Gem: Read an Extract From The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong

          Evocative and Moving: A Review of The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong

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          3 September 2019

          Evocative and Moving: A Review of The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong