Diane Keyes’ first book, Spirit of the Snowpeople, broke the publishing company’s sixty-year record for pre-release sales, selling out its first printing in three weeks. Her second book, This Sold House, received two Best Book Awards, in the business and how-to categories, from the Midwest (twelve state region) Independent Publishers’ Association and is endorsed by Joan Steffend, host of HGTV’s, Decorating Cents.
A best selling author with more books in the works, her poetry has also been performed at the Center for the Arts in Bloomington Minnesota four times in the past several years. Diane was recently featured in Joan Kennedy’s book, Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Women.
Along with owning a successful staging business for more than twenty-five years, Diane Keyes has an extensive and eclectic background working as a retreat director, grief group facilitator, book reviewer, editor, and commercial floral designer. She often speaks at real estate functions and has made several appearances on local TV and radio programs.
She lives in Minneapolis with her husband Tom. She has two married children and two perfect grandchildren.