More About the Author
Diane Namm is a children's book author of over 65 titles. A dedicated advocate of literacy, Namm is the founder and Executive Artistic Director of West of Broadway www.westofbroadway.org, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, and a grant recipient of the LA County Performing Arts Council. Namm and West of Broadway are dedicated to promoting literacy and social and civic responsibility through stage.
Namm is an award-winning writer-director-producer for stage and film. Her production company, Lady of the Canyon ALL MEDIA, LLC is currently in development on a number of multi-media projects (ladyofthecanyon.com). Recent film projects include FINDING HOPE, THE SACRIFICE, TELEMAFIA, GREAT AMERICAN PIGEON RACE, WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE DINGLE and SASA.
Diane was honored by Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California in 2008 for producing and directing their PSA. She has served as a writing mentor for CREATE NOW, developing writing workshops for at-risk youth in juvenile detention centers, rehab centers and group homes. She is on the Advisory Board for the University of Michigan/English Department; HART-US; Edgemar Center for the ArtsTheater Company; a past Artist-in-Residence at the Pasadena Playhouse, and a member of AFI, Women in Film, Authors Guild and National Women in the Arts.
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