Diana Manole

Diana Manole

Diana Manole is a Romanian-born writer, director, TV producer, and scholar. She has published four books of poems and three books of plays, and contributed to several anthologies and magazines. Her work has been awarded fourteen literary prizes, and reviewed in The History of Romanian Literature: Drama (2008) and The History of Romanian Contemporary Literature 1941-2000 (2005), among others.

Diana is currently a PhD Candidate at Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, University of Toronto, where she is finishing her dissertation on post-colonial and post-communist dramas, focusing on the representation of national identity. She has taught theatre history at Queen's University, McMaster University, and University College, University of Toronto, and is currently teaching Introduction to Film Analysis at McMaster University. She is working with Adam Sorkin on translating her poetry book "Prayer to a Landed-Immigrant God" into English. After being involved as a playwright in Me Here, Me Happy in 2006, Diana is very happy to be back at the MT Space!