Diane Muldrow is an editorial director at Golden Books/Random House, and the editor of the famous Little Golden Books. She has worked in publishing for over twenty-five years, editing mass market, licensed, and trade picture books for young children.
Diane is also a prolific author of books for kids of all ages, including the middle-grade series Dish (Grosset & Dunlap), and the picture book We Planted A Tree, illustrated by Bob Staake (Random House).
Diane edited Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children’s Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way, by noted literary historian Leonard Marcus (Random House, 2007). She and Marcus co-curated an exhibition of original Golden Books illustrations, which is currently touring the country. In October 2007, Diane was a keynote speaker at an anniversary celebration of Little Golden Books in Amsterdam.
In September 2013, The Huffington Post invited Diane to contribute a blog post on her memories of growing up with Golden Books. It can be read here.
Diane was a dancer, actress, and spoken-word performer in New York’s avant-garde scene in the late 1980s/early 1990s. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Fine Arts (Dance), and in Magazine Journalism, from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.