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March/April, 2013 | "Healing With Words" article featured in Coping Magazine.


March, 2013 | Writers on the Edge is a finalist for Foreword Reviews' Book of the Year Award for Anthologies (Adult Nonfiction).


March 15, 2013 | "The Scoop on Rituals" article in The Huffington Post.


January 9, 2013 | "Public Libraries -- Then and Now" article in The Huffington Post.


December 26, 2012 | "Musings On Our Life Stories" article in The Huffington Post.


November 21, 2012 | "The Healing Energy of Words: Writing for the Health of It" article in WRITING INTO WELLNESS ON THE WRITING TRAIL with kathy gabriel gill.


November, 2012 | Interview about Regina's Closet on Sylvia Browder's Blog For Women Entrepreneurs & review in Chic Mom Magazine.


October, 2012 | Review of Writers on the Edge in Midwest Book Review.


October 11, 2012 | "The Joy of Learning" article in The Huffington Post.


October 2012 | Reviews of Healing With Words on Chic Mom Magazine and Where We Go Now.


July 2012 | ForeWord Reviews Book Review of Listening to Africa.


July 2012 | Book review in the Washington Post.


June 2012 | Diana Raab interview with Fred Klein on Literary Gumbo


May 2012 | Writers On The Edge reviewed on Jenn's Blah Blah Blog and interview with Justine Toms on New Dimensions Radio


April 11, 2012 | Listening to Africa reviewed by Saavy Verse & Wit


April 2012 | Writers On The Edge reviewed on Self Employed Writer and Kathleen Gerard


April 2012 | Healing With Words reviewed on krpooler.com


April 2012 | Diana Raab interviewed about Listening to Africa on Feathered Quill Book Reviews


March 25, 2012 | Diana Raab interviewed by David Starkey on The Creative Community


March 2, 2012 | Diana Raab featured at a book signing for Writers on the Edge at the Tecolote Bookshop in LA from 5-6pm


February 25, 2012 | Diana Raab featured at a book signing for Writers on the Edge at Book Soup in LA at 4pm


February 16, 2012 | Diana Raab featured in an International Association for Journal Writing teleseminar, "Journaling as a Springboard for a Writer's Life" at 9am


February 2012 | Library Journal recommends Writers on the Edge


February 2012 | Writers on the Edge featured on Murderati, The Writers Life


January 29, 2012 | Meet the authors book signing, featuring Diana Raab, for Writers on the Edge at Vroman's Bookstore at 4pm in Pasadena


January 27, 2012 | Blog post in The Huffington Post, "The Need to Write"


January 15, 2012 | Diana Raab poetry reading for Rattle Magazine at The Church in Ocean Park in Santa Monica from 2-4pm


January 5, 2012 | Blog post in The Huffington Post, "The Power of Personal Stories"


Dec 16, 2011 | Blog post in The Huffington Post, "The Loss of Loved Ones"


Nov 23, 2011 | Diana Raab interviewed on The Creative Community with David Starkey


Nov 15, 2011 | Blog post in The Huffington Post, "Boomer Spiritual Musings"


Nov 10, 2011 | Diana Raab interviewed on The Self-Improvement Show with Irene Conlan


Oct 23, 2011 | Blog post in The Huffington Post, "Thank You Cancer"


Oct 19, 2011 | Healing With Words: A Writer’s Cancer Journey review & giveaway for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Central Texas Mom


Oct 12, 2011 | Blog post in The Huffington Post, "Writers and Their Dark Places"


Oct 11, 2011 | Diana Raab interviewed on Healing Hearts with Elizabeth Cuckson


Oct 7, 2011 | Diana Raab interviewed on Connect With Julianna


Sept 2011 | Healing With Words wins the 2011 Mom's Choice Award for Adult Memoir/Biography


Sept 15, 2011 | Diana Raab presents "The Scoop on Writing a Compelling Memoir" at the California Literary Arts Society


July 1, 2011 | Article, "How Writing Heals," featured on Whole Woman Village Post


June 26, 2011 | Healing With Words reviewed on Recovering The Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing


June 17, 2011 | Healing With Words teleseminar by the National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW)


June 2011 | Writers and Their Notebooks recommended by The US Review of Books


June 2011 | Writers and Their Notebooks winner of the 2011 Eric Hoffer Award


March 2011 | Writer and Their Notebooks awarded Foreword Magazine Book of the Year (Anthology)


Fall 2011 | Anthology acceptances: "Nourishing Your Muse" and "The Importance of Self-Promotion and Blogging" in Women and Poetry: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing by Successful Women Poets, edited by Colleen Harris and Carol Smallwood, published by McFarland


February 23, 2011 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed on Notebook Stories


February 11, 2011 | Interview on Just Energy Radio with Dr. Rita Louise


February 9, 2011 | Diana Raab interviewed on Sirius XM Doctor Radio


February 2011 | Published poem, "I'm Wondering," in Snail Mail Review


January 17, 2011 | Diana Raab interviewed on Cancer-Free Radio @ 12pm Central


January 9, 2011 | Healing With Words reviewed on Tales from the Upper East Side



Winter, 2010. | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed in Rain Taxi


December 16, 2010. | Featured article, "Boosting Your Creativity," on Allbooks Review


December 11, 2010 | Your High Risk Pregnancy featured on Pregnancy Book Reviews


October 29, 2010 | Your High Risk Pregnancy featured on Multiples and More


October 26, 2010 | Healing With Words - Award-Winning Finalist (health/cancer category) of the Best Books 2010 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News


October 21, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Literary Gumbo


October 17, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on <Lisa Ricard Claro, Writing in the Buff


October 15, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on Four Rooms, and Schuylkill Matters


October 14, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on The Indextrious Reader


October 12, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on Being Cancer Network


October 11, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on USA Book News


October 10, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on Beverly's Bookshelf


October 09, 2010 | Diana Raab featured on Connie Martinson Talks Books


October 06, 2010 | Featured article, "Breast Cancer Awareness Means More Than Pink Ribbons," on Press Pause Moments


October 01, 2010 | TV Interview Live 6:30-7:00 pm, CU @ USC Trojan Vision, Open Student Network


September/October, 2010 | Healing With Words reviewed in San Diego Woman


September 30, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on JacketFlap


September 27, 2010 | Guest blog post, "The Mind Body Connection," on A Writer's Life


September 23, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Memory Writers Network


September 21, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on Thoughts in Progress


September 20, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Women's Memoirs


September 19, 2010 | Healing with Words Book Review on A Writer’s Life


September 2, 2010 | Guest blog post, "How to Turn a Negative into a Positive," on Positively Present


September 1, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Susan Whitfield's Blog, and guest blog post, "How Writing Heals," on the Being Cancer Blog


August 30, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Being Cancer Network


August 25, 2010 | Healing With Words reviewed by the National Association of Baby Boomer Women


August 25, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Feisty Side of Fifty Radio


August 22, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on The Gregory Mantell Show


August 17, 2010 | Featured article, "Writing Heals" on Adventures in the Writing Life


August 16, 2010 | Featured article, "Writing For the Health of It" on Books, Books, The Magical Fruit, and Healing With Words reviewed in The Examiner


August 15, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on American Chronicle


August 13, 2010 | Featured article, "The Truth About Memory and Memoir" on A Moment with Mystee


August 12, 2010 | Healing With Words featured in The Montecito Journal (p.22)


August 10, 2010 | Featured article, "How Writing Can Help Us Heal" on Write for a Reader


August 8, 2010 | Healing With Words reviewed on Good Girl Gone Redneck


August 6, 2010 | Radio Interview on The Jenny Gallagher Show WKSC 1300 AM and guest blog post, "The Healing Power of Journaling," on Mom-e-centric


August 5, 2010 | Diana Raab article, "The Link Between Creativity and Depression," on Crazy Sexy Life


August 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Cathy Stucker's Selling Books


August 2, 2010 | Healing With Words book review on Rundpinne


July 29, 2010 | Featured article, "The Healing Energy of Words: Writing for the Health of It" on Superenlightme and "Daily Journal Writing: Healing with Words - Interview with Author Diana Raab" on Words from the Heart


July 28, 2010 | Interview about Healing With Words on Page Readers


July 2010 | Diana Raab radio interview on ArtistFirst Radio and Cynthia Brian, "The Oprah of the Airwaves" Starstyle-Be the Star You Are!® Radio


July 22, 2010 | Diana Raab guest blog post, "How To Write a Healing Poem," on Beyond Breast Cancer


July 21, 2010 | Healing With Words reviewed on AllBook Reviews


July 19, 2010 | Diana Raab article, "How Journaling Saved My Life," on The Breast Cancer Site & "A Woman For All Seasons" on Midlifeventures


July 16, 2010 | Featured article, "The Link Between Creatiity and Depression" on Self Help Daily


July 15, 2010 | Featured article, "The Healing Power of Journaling" on Mom-e-centric


July 14, 2010 | Interview about Healing With Words on As the Pages Turn & guest blog post, "Creativity and Depression," on Writer Inspired


July 13, 2010 | "Seven Reasons to Read Healing With Words" on Writing Daze, and featured on One Writer's Provenance


July 12, 2010 | Diana Raab talks about journaling on Embracing My Journey and The Muffin


July 09, 2010 | Diana Raab author spotlight on The Book Connection


July 08, 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Inside Scoop Live on Blog Talk Radio


July 06, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on The Story Behind the Book & Myeloma Youreloma


July 05, 2010 | Healing With Words press release, "Journaling Transforms Cancer Experience Into Memoir of Discovery"


July 05, 2010 | Healing With Words featured on Reader Views & Diana Raab interview on Reader Views.


June 29, 2010 | Diana Raab interview on All Things Girl


June 24, 2010 | Review of The Guilt Gene on Savvy Verse and Wit


June 15, 2010 | Book Trailer now available for Healing With Words: A Writer's Cancer Journey


June 11, 2010 | "Why We Write" article published on Backspace: The Writers Place


June 3, 2010 | Diana Raab article, "Journaling Through Hard Times," featured on Dolce Dolce


June 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed by California Readers


June 2010 | Healing With Words: A Writer's Cancer Journey featured on Feathered Quill Book Reviews and on Rebecca Reads


May 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Books-and-Authors.net


May 2010 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed by Roaming by Design


May 2010 | Diana Raab interviewed on Page One Lit


April 2010 | Diana Raab featured at The Association of Writers and Programs (AWP) in Denver, and book reading and signing at Book Soup in LA


April 2010 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed by The Daily Bruin


March 2010 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed by Wendy's Blog, I Just Finished, Gotham Writers' Workshop and Readers Favorite


February 2010 | Diana Raab Poetry Reading at Santa Barbara City College benefit for Haiti Soleil


February 2010 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed by Book Slut, Dolce Dolce and The Santa Barbara News-Press


January 2010 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed in The Charleston Gazette


January 2010 | The Guilt Gene reviewed in Book Blog and Reader Views


January 2010 | Diana Raab book signing and reading at Chaucer's Books in Santa Barbara, and teaching at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program on Creative Journaling


January 2010 | Writers and Their Notebooks mentioned in the Jim Cox Report on the Midwest Book Review


December 2009 | The Guilt Gene reviewed by The US Review of Books


December 2009 | Diana Raab interviewed on KCMN-AM: "Tron in the Morning" (Colorado), KFRU-AM: "David Lile Show" (Missouri), WBZ-AM: Mike Christian (Boston), and KKNW-AM: Conversations with Vicki


December 2009 | Your High Risk Pregnancy: A Practical and Supportive Guide is named a Finalist for Foreword Magazine Book of the Year


December 2009 | Regina's Closet winner of Allbooks Review Editor's Choice Award & recipient of Mom's Choice Gold (Adult Nonfiction)


December 2009 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You receives the Next Generation Indie Book Award for Poetry and the Reader Views Literary Award for Poetry


November 2009 | Diana Raab featured at the Santa Barbara Writer's Conference


November 2009 | The Guilt Gene reviewed by The Serenity Gate, Freda's Voice, Feathered Quill Book Reviews, Montecito Journal, CC Chronicles, and The Life (and Lies) of an Inanimate Flying Object


October 2009 | Diana Raab featured in a Memoir Workshop at the West Hollywood Book Festival, the Wellness & Writing Connections Conference in Atlanta, and book reading & signing at the Tecolote Bookshop in Montecito


October 2009 | The Guilt Gene reviewed by Teresa Konopa's Book Reviews and the Santa Barbara Independent


July 2009 | Diana Raab featured in a Memoir Workshop at the Ventura Book Festival


July 2009 | Diana Raab featured in UCLA Extension Writers' Program Success Stories


July 2009 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by The US Review of Books


May 2009 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by Diary of An Eccentric, World Class Poetry, and Armchair Reviews


April 2009 | Diana Raab book signing at the LA Times Festival of Books


April 2009 | Diana Raab interviewed by Spalding


March 2009 | Diana Raab featured in Arts Day LA, and workshop & signing at Vroman's in Pasadena


March 2009 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by Savvy Verse & Wit


February 2009 | Diana Raab AWP Panel Moderator: "Writing in Multiple Genres," signing at Urban Think! in Orlando, and poetry reading at Santa Barbara City College


February 2009 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by Blog Catalog, Blogging Authors, Midwest Book Review and If Poetry Review


January 2009 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by Valparaiso Poetry Review (recommended), MyShelf.com, and Reader Views (featured author)


December 2008 | Regina's Closet receives the National Indie Excellence Award (NIEA) for Memoir, the National Best Books Award for Memoir/Autobiography by USA Book News, Honorable Mention at the 2008 New York Book Festival, Foreword Magazine Book of the Year for Memoir, and the Next Generation Indie Book award for Memoir


December 2008 | Writers and Their Notebooks reviewed by The Daily Bruin


December 2008 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You receives Allbooks Review Award for Poetry


December 2008 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by Reader Views and American Chronicle


November 2008 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by All Book Reviews, Bonjour Poetry Reviews, Newsblaze.com and the Santa Barbara Independent


November 2008 | Diana Raab reading & signing at the Tecolote Bookshop in Montecito, poetry reading at the Atkinson Art Gallery in Santa Barbara, reading at Borders in Thousand Oaks, and Amazon Bookshop in Minneapolis


October 2008 | Dear Anais: My Life in Poems for You reviewed by Story Circle Book Reviews, Reader Views, and Feathered Quill Book Reviews


October 2008 | Diana Raab interviewed on WCUF: Lunch Poems with Gigi, featured at the Wellness & Writing Connections Conference in Atlanta, and at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program


September 2008 | Diana Raab featured at the Santa Barbara Book & Author Festival, and the Hollywood Book Festival


July 2008 | Diana Raab book signing at Barnes & Noble in Santa Barbara


June 2008 | Diana Raab Memoir Workshop at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference


April 2008 | Diana Raab featured at the UCLA Writer's Studio, poetry reading at Artists Union Gallery in Ventura, and book signing at Borders in Goleta


March 2008 | Diana Raab featured at the Santa Barbara Writer's Conference, book signing at Laurel in Oakland, book signing at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton, and book signing at Local Hero in Ojai


January 2008 | Diana Raab interviewed on 1570 AM KJTA: The Maria Sanchez Show, book signing at Barnes & Noble in Ventura, and book signing at Many Paths in LA


December 2007 | Diana Raab interviewed on Novel Rocket, Getting Your Book Off the Ground


November 2007 | Diana Raab book reading at Carmichael's in Louisville, book reading at Spalding University in Louisville, and book signing at Tecolote Bookstore in Montecito


October 2007 | Diana Raab book signing at Urban Think Bookstore in Orlando, and Borders in Orlando


September 2007 | Diana Raab interviewed on NPR: Beyond Words, poetry reading at Karpeles Manuscript Museum, interview with David Starkey on TV's Channel 20, book signing at Borders in Santa Barbara, and book signing at the Book and Author Festival in Santa Barbara

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be what we do.”

~Rumi