Dianne Cikusa was born in Australia in 1973. She has a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing as well as postgraduate qualifications in foreign language studies, including linguistics and translation. Dianne has published work in numerous online poetry journals, anthologies and writers' magazines, with an additional focus on producing digital media and merchandise. She is the author of three poetry books, including a bilingual collection. She is further engaged in the editing and production of a series of original wisdom quotes books aimed at facilitating selfawareness and personal development using a thematic approach.