Diane Eklund-Abolins now lives in her birth place, Australia, after being a resident of Sweden for more than two decades. As well as certificates in teaching and fine arts, she also holds a B.A. from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and a B.F.A. from the University of Newcastle, Australia. She taught, both in Australia and Sweden, and also spent many years working for the Swedish Consular Service. She has been employed within the areas of interpreting and translating, and she still works as a translator. "An Ambiguous Tragedy" is Diane's fourth novel; her first, "The Space in Between", was published in 2012. She has also published two books of poetry. She is married and has five grown-up children.