Daniel Diehl

Daniel Diehl - Author, Writer, Historian

Daniel Diehl has been an author, writer and investigative historian for thirty-five years. For nearly twenty years Diehl has been involved in writing for publication and documentary television production. Mr. Diehl’s work has won awards from the Houston (Texas) Film Festival, the National Trust for Historic Preservation (US) and the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Arts Foundation. Working alone and as a part of the multi-award winning team of Daniel Diehl and Mark Donnelly, Diehl has produced work in two main categories; trade publication and television documentary scripts. His canon of work includes twenty-one non-fiction books (which have been translated into 12 foreign languages), five novels and scripts for more than 170 hours of documentary television primarily for A&E Network, The History Channel, History International, Biography Channel and Discovery Network.

In addition to his books and scripts Diehl has served as historical consultant on such films as The Color Purple (Amblin Entertainment, 1986), Darrow (PBS Television Theatre, 1991) and Captured Alive (Finnegan’s Wake Productions, 1994). He has also written for such periodicals as Victorian Homes, Gilded Age (which he also edited), Old House Journal, Sacred Spaces, Country Victorian, FLAIR, Tournaments Illuminated, Popular Woodworking, Conde Nast Traveler and numerous other publications. He has also contributed short stories and wrote the introduction for Midici Books’ collection ‘303 Short Stories’.

Mr Diehl’s lifetime sales are in excess of 350,000 units and he is frequently interviewed for magazine articles and radio programs on a variety of history-related topics as they apply to his books.

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