Alumni: Diane Gilbert-Snyder

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Diane Gilbert2Diane Gilbert-Snyder grew up in the country west of St. Louis, Missouri, but her adulthood has been spent primarily in urban environments including St. Louis, Houston, Paris, and Tokyo. She has also traveled to China, Central America, Brazil, and Haiti, and throughout Europe. She holds an M.A. in French Literature and an M.A. in Translation and Interpretation, and has been working as a French-to-English translator since the late 1980s, writing memoir and fiction on the side. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and daughters (twins, age 13).