Kathi Diamant, M.A., is an adjunct professor at San Diego State University, where she has taught classes on Kafka, writing, acting, and more for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SDSU since 2008. The author of the San Diego Book Awards’ Geisel Award for her biography, Kafka’s Last Love, she has written extensively for newsletters, newspapers, and magazines as a freelance journalist. Diamant facilitates book discussions and Conversations Worth Having events, and leads the book club at the Kensington Library and for OLLI at SDSU. Best known in San Diego for her work as a TV interviewer and fundraising host for KPBS, Diamant continues to appear both locally and nationally on behalf of Public Broadcasting. As a passionate advocate for the arts, she serves as a commissioner on the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.