Dian Duchin Reed is a widely published author who has won the Mary Lonnberg Smith Award in Poetry, a Sundberg Family grant for literary criticism, the Mel Tuohey Award for writing excellence, and an APEX Award for technical writing.
For over three decades, she has been a practitioner of taiji quan and a student of the Dao De Jing (formerly transliterated as Tao Te Ching). In order to understand this ancient spiritual text more deeply, she studied the Chinese language and became a member of the Center for Taoist Thought and Fellowship.
“What a beautiful translation.”
“…absolutely love this.”
—responses to excerpt on Parabola magazine’s Facebook page