Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 10am-4pm at Florence Filberg Centre in Downtown Courtenay

Diana Stevan


Author headshotDiana Stevan likes to joke she’s a Jill of all trades as she’s worked as a family therapist, teacher, librarian, model, actress and sports reporter for CBC television. She’s the author of five novels and a novelette.

Her novels cross genres: A Cry from the Deep, romantic mystery/adventure; The Rubber Fence, women’s fiction; and Lukia’s Family Saga trilogy, historical/biographical fiction, based on her Ukrainian grandmother and family’s life in Russia and in Canada: Sunflowers Under Fire, Lilacs in the Dust Bowl, and Paper Roses on Stony Mountain.

When Diana isn’t writing, she loves to garden, travel, and read. With her two daughters grown, she lives with her husband Robert on Vancouver Island and West Vancouver, British Columbia.



Paper Roses on Stony Mountain (Historical Fiction)

Sunflowers Under Fire
In this Ukrainian family saga, love and loss are bound together in a country always at war.

Lilacs in the Dust Bowl
An inspirational story about love and heartache during the Great Depression on the Manitoba prairies.


Diana is based in Campbell River.


Set during WWII, a heart-breaking family saga. Can Lukia stop her daughter from ruining her life? Can she stop her son from flirting with the devil?


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