Diane René Christian founded the AN-YA Project in 2012, after publishing her debut novel, An-Ya and Her Diary.
As the founder of the AN-YA Project, Christian has edited/published An-Ya and her Diary: Reader & Parent Guide as well as co-edited/published Perpetual Child: Adult Adoptee Anthology, Dismantling the Stereotype.
Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth (fall 2014) was the third book Christian published under the AN-YA Project umbrella. In the fall of 2015, Christian co-edited and published her fourth book— Flip the Script: Adult Adoptee Anthology.
Christian's family tree has been shaped by adoption in many ways. Her paternal grandfather and her father were both adopted. She is also an adoptive mom to two children.
Christian was raised playing in the fields of Valley Forge, PA and now resides in the Pacific Northwest.
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