1455 is very proud to partner with historic venue The Potter’s House for a special conversation with Diane Zinna, author of The All-Night Sun.

Diane Zinna is originally from Long Island, New York. She received her MFA from the University of Florida and went on to teach creative writing for ten years. She was formerly the executive co-director at AWP, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which hosts the largest literary conference in North America each year. In 2014, Diane created the Writer to Writer Mentorship Program, helping to match more than six hundred writers over twelve seasons. The All-Night Sun, her first novel, was recently longlisted for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Diane lives in Fairfax, Virginia, with her husband and daughter.

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Event Details

October 1   |   7:00 PM   |   FREE VIRTUAL EVENT

After a reading from the novel, 1455’s Executive Director Sean Murphy will discuss the process of writing the book and other questions about craft and the contemporary literary scene. The event will be streamed live 1455’s Facebook page, and audience questions are encouraged. If you would like to submit your question ahead of time, email sean@1455litarts.org.


Tune into 1455 on Facebook at the scheduled event time to watch the live stream!


About Diane Zinna

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