Diane Louie was born in Newfoundland and grew up in Connecticut. She earned degrees from
Oberlin College and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop (for both poetry and fiction) where she held a Teaching-Writing Fellowship. She has taught at the University of Redlands, Knox College, Oberlin College, and the University of California, Santa Cruz where she lived for many years and served on the city’s Planning Commission. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Epoch, Arts & Letters, FIELD, TriQuarterly, Cloudbank, and other journals. She lives in Paris, France with her partner, a research scientist.