6/26 — Diane Meyer Lowman Named Westport, CT’s First Poet Laureate

“Having a Poet Laureate is a long overdue acknowledgement of the importance of the written word to Westport’s artistic and cultural heritage,” First Selectman Jim Marpe noted in a news release. “Diane Lowman is a wonderful first choice for this new role, and brings genuine excitement, energy and poetic background to it. Many thanks to the Westport Arts Advisory Committee for creating and filling this position.” click here to read more

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Diane Meyer Lowman named Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist


The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is the largest international book awards program for indie authors and independent publishers. In its thirteenth year of operation, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards was established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in over 70 different categories, for the year, and is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group ( in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.



Nothing But Blue: A Summer at Sea

Released November 13, 2018

“At times I felt the tug of the undertow allowing only the blue to rise. But like the ship, her defiant crimson shining above the surface and not succumbing to the pull, I’d managed to stay afloat.” — Mamta Madhavan, Readers’ Favorite

Named a Middlebury Magazine Editor’s Pick for March & April, 2019

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Memoirist, essayist, critic, poet.


Not to mention MBA, PhD, yoga instructor, blackbelt, and mother of two. Diane Meyer Lowman has been writing all her life. She has a vibrant creative energy that takes whichever form suits it best. In addition to her soon-to-be-published memoir, the last several years have seen her read and review all of Shakespeare's plays, compose daily haiku, and publish theater reviews. Click here to explore her vast portfolio.