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A deft exploration of the ever-shifting covenants between parents and children, Things Unsaid is a ferocious tale of family love, dysfunction, and sense of duty over forty years. More

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“With a grace that is absorbing and deft, Paul tackles many difficult questions, including filial responsibility, depression, marital strife, and sexual identity. …The author depicts heart-wrenching conundrums as the three siblings are forced repeatedly to evaluate their personal priorities….An engaging tale of family dysfunction and intractable senior citizens.” More

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KPFA Interview With Diana Paul and Jeanne Blasberg

Kate Raphael of KPFA talks with me  and fellow author, Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg, in exploring the duties that one generation owes to the next and the previous. My debut novel  THINGS UNSAID explores the moral territory of the sandwich generation, who must simultaneously fulfill their obligations to their aging parents and their children reaching adulthood. Jeanne Blasberg's EDEN spotlights the choices of four generations of women in one family when faced with unplanned pregnancies, and chronicles the consequences of their decisions.

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What Fellow Authors Are Saying

… This tale of relationships grabs you on the first page and stays with you long after you’ve read the last words. – Matilda Butler, author of Rosie’s Daughters

IMG_2174Diana Y. Paul was born in Akron, Ohio and is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in both psychology and philosophy.

Things Unsaid is her debut novel (She Writes Press) available on Amazon and your favorite indie bookstore.

Her short stories have appeared in a number of literary journals and she is currently working on a second novel, A Perfect Match. To learn more about her and her work, visit her other website at