Diana M. Pho is a queer Vietnamese-American independent scholar, playwright, and four-time Hugo Award-nominated fiction editor. She has over a decade of experience in traditional, Big Five publishing, including Tor Books, Tor.com Publishing, and the Science Fiction Book Club. Diana currently works as Story Producer at Realm developing unique and cutting-edge science fiction and fantasy stories. Additionally, she has a double Bachelor’s degree in English and Russian Literature from Mount Holyoke College and a Master’s in Performance Studies from New York University. Diana’s academic work includes critical analysis of the role of race in fashion, performance, and the media, in addition to pieces focusing on fan studies and fan communities.
Books she has edited have won numerous awards and recognitions across the speculative and mainstream book world. Diana herself is also a two-time finalist for the Ignyte Award and a finalist for the Locus Award for her editorial work.
For voting members of WorldCon: Diana would be honored to be considered for Best Editor, Long-Form at the Hugo Awards. Voting is open until November 19th!