Michigan Writers Series

Science Fiction Writer Diane Carey

November 19, 2004

Diane Carey


Diane Carey is a New York Times best-selling author of over 40 books, including Waldenbooks, BDalton, and USAToday bestsellers. Carey became a Waldenbooks best-selling novelist with her lively novelization of the TV series, Harem, then went on to revolutionize the licensed line of Star Trek novels with her ground-breaking adventure Dreadnought!, which took the line to the New York Times Top Ten Bestseller List. Later Diane was asked to write the first original novel for Star Trek: The Next Generation. Several of Carey’s Star Trek novels thereafter went straight to the Upper NYT Bestseller list, including the Hardcover Top 15 novel, Best Destiny. Carey remained Pocket Books’ most dependable “anchor” author for many years, often asked to launch or bracket whole series-within-series. Carey has written two Civil War novels, Distant Drums and Rise Defiant, and a Young Adult series called Distressed Call 911. She is now working on new original science fiction and historical novels, as well as her first non-fiction book.