August 21, 2017


Dianne Post



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Essay

Russian Windows (2012-12-03) cover story short essay Russia

Dianne Post is an attorney who worked for twenty years representing battered women and children in family courts. Since 1998 she has been doing international human rights work focused primarily on gender-based violence. Her writings include articles, columns, law review articles, and short stories for which she has won several prizes.


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Short

Troika (2013-06-03) cover story short fiction life

So dangerously fast was the troika, they made a law that the horses had to wear bells to warn of their approach ...


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Dianne Post
Dianne Post


Dianne Post graduated from University of Wisconsin, Madison with a BA in Correctional Administration, from California State University San Jose with an MA in Psychology and from University of Wisconsin, Madison with a JD in 1979. She has worked in corrections, with disabled persons in community placement, and as a lawyer for 32 years. She represented battered women and children in family law cases for twenty years and then began working abroad in 1998 doing international human rights work on gender-based violence. Her international work has taken her to fourteen countries and she has lived in six.

She has published four law review articles, dozens of articles that have appeared in publications in five countries, and won awards for four of her short stories -- and even for a poem. She is at work on a story about her experiences living and working in Russia.