Kathi Diamant

Freelance Writing

From 1990 to 2005, Kathi was a frequent contributor to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Creators News Service, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Viejas Eagle, and ZOONOOZ and other publications in Southern California, Kathi has written hundreds of articles on travel, arts and culture. Her writing credits include:

Academic Papers

Journal of the Kafka Society of America: New International Series
"The Search for Kafka’s Last Love Letters & Last Notebooks," 2013

Kafka-Katern, quarterly of Kafka Circle of the Netherlands, 1998-1999
“New Biographical Aspects of Dora Diamant,” July 1999
“Summary of the Results of the Kafka Project Berlin Research June 1 – September 30, 1998.” (Translated into Dutch.)

Stiftung Topographie Des Terrors, Berlin, for museum exhibit
“Report of the Kafka Project on the Unknown Fate of Franz Kafka’s Last Writings Lost during the Nazi Reign of Terror in Berlin” 1998 (Translated into German)

Magazine Articles

Cooking Light, national publication
"Fitness: Water Workouts" June, 2003

Real Woman, national publication/women’s health issues, 1998-1999
“Traditional Chinese Medicine in China: A Visit to Two Traditional Hospitals in Beijing” May/June 1999 (Cover)
"The Hullaballo Surrounding Ma Huang," March/April, 1998 (Cover)
"Chinese Herbal Medicine: From Plant to Pill," May/June 1998 (Cover)

SDSU Magazine, quarterly of San Diego State University, 1998-1999
"Deep Secrets,"  (Howard Hall alumni profile) Winter, 1998
"Talent to Spare," (profile of women’s tennis star Jeanette Bhaguandas) Spring 1999

ZOONOOZ, monthly publication of Zoological Society of San Diego, 1995-2008
“Panda Tales: A Star is Born” December 2008
"Monkey Trails and Jungle Tales" (Cover) June 2005
"Making the Most of the SD Zoo" June 2004
"Making the Most of the Wild Animal Park" July 2005
"Tracking the Big Cats" 2003
“Conservation Medal Winners” 2002
“Wild Walks at the Wild Animal Park” (Cover) 2001
“The Zoo Caters to You,” June 2000
“California Condor Breeding Program: A Happy Beginning” (Cover) May 2000
“Here Come the Zoo Babies,” (Cover) April 2000
“Condor Ridge: A Bird’s Eye Preview,” (Cover) February 2000
“Animal Garden: On the Botanical Side,” January 2000
"Zoo Storytellers," August 1998
"Worms At Work: Successful Composting," February 1998
"It's All Still Happening at the Zoo: A Forty Year History," (Cover) December 1997
"Playtime at Polar Bear Plunge," (Cover) July 1997
"A Flourishing Flock of Flamingos," (Cover) May 1997
“Wombats, Wonder from Down Under” (Cover) September 1996
"Diet for a Healthy Zoo," May 1996
“The Ins and Outs of Animal Tongues,” (Cover) October 1995
“Australian Lorikeets” (Cover) August 1995
“Just Say No to Exotic Pets" (Cover) January 1995

Koala Club, S.D. Zoological Society's children’s magazine 1994-1998
"Karen's Heart: Surgery for a Baby Orangutan" 
"Condor Release Over Arizona"
"Stars of the Children's Zoo"
"Jessie and the Cougar Cubs"  
"Anna and Arusha: A Dog and Cougar Story"

Journeywoman, Adventure Travel Journal/Online Magazine
"The First All-Woman Canoe Expedition in North Saskatchewan," 1997

Newspaper Articles

Copley News Service, contributor, 1996-2007; stringer, 1988-1995; published in 250 newspapers from Alaska to Hawaii, Mexico, and Canada, including The San Francisco Chronicle, New York Post, Washington Times, Houston Post, etc. covering travel, arts, entertainer/ celebrity profiles, adventure, health & fitness.

"Reunion Cruises"
"Fulton Opera House: Oldest Theatre in America"
"Berlinale Film Festival"
"Mystical England, Magical Wales"
"In the Footsteps of the Bronte Sisters"
"Little Venice: London's Best Kept Secret"
“Berlin’s New Jewish Museum”
“Where to Stay in Tel Aviv”
“Britain’s Millennium Dome Disaster”
“Rebuilding the New Berlin” 
"Swimming With Icebergs In Lapland"
"Canoeing Waterways in Northern Saskatchewan"
"Mountain Hiking in British Columbia"
"London's Best Neighborhood: Hampstead"
"Following Scotland's Whisky Trail"
"The Mysterious Orkney Islands"
"The Winds of Aruba"   
"Hungarian Rhapsody in Budapest"
"Jalisco's Jewels: Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara"
"Quebec's Amazing Gaspe Peninsula"   
"Scotland's Surprising Cities: Glasgow and Edinburgh"
"French Spoken Here: Montreal and Quebec City"
"Heli-Hiking the Alberta Rockies"
"The Northern Lights of Newfoundland and Labrador”
"Reliving History along Nova Scotia's Evangeline Trail"
"New Brunswick's Phenomenal" Fundy Coastline    
"Antiquities in The Argolis (Greece)"  
"Chania, The Venice of Crete"    
"Alive and Kicking in Israel's Dead Sea"  
"South Africa After Apartheid: Johannesburg and Capetown"
"Kreuger National Park and Sabi Sabi Game Preserve"
"Finding Bargains In Tokyo, Japan"    
"New Freedoms/Old Views in Prague, Czechoslovakia"
"Hidden Costs of Cruise Travel/Mexican Gold Coast"
"The Summer Sun Never Sets: Tuktoyuktuk in Canada's Arctic"
"Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada"
"Wild and Windswept: The Outer Banks of North Carolina"
"The Exotic Canary Islands"
"Another View of Oahu"
"A Wild Ride through Jamaica's Blue Mountains"
"Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage"
"Canada's Rocky Mountaineer: A Most Scenic Train Trip"
“Cosmopolitan Vancouver, BC”
"White Water River Rafting on Three British Columbia Rivers"
"Skiing the Difference between Whistler and Blackcomb"
"The Little Town with Grit: Skagway, Alaska"
"Spring Skiing in Park City, Utah"
"Mountain Biking in Utah"
"Sydney On The Rocks" 

San Diego Union Tribune, 1995-2000, regular contributor to "Night & Day" weekly entertainment section, Home and Travel sections, covering outdoor adventure, travel, recreational activities in San Diego.
“Future Cruise Travel in the New Millennium” January 2000
“It’s Snow Time: Ski and Snowboard Round-Up” December 1999
“Legends of the Fall: Fall Color in San Diego County,” November 1999
“Mother Goose Parade Turns 60,” November 1999
“A Royal Mum Festival,” October 1999
“Making Waves: Personal Watercraft” August 1999
“Berlin: City of the Past Becoming City of the Future” September 1998
"Go Fly a Kite!" July 1998
“Big Bear Ropes Course: Wild Weekend Getaway,” May 1998
"Holding Court: Women's Recreational Basketball," May 1998
“Freebies: As Far as the Eye Can See,” January 1998
"Divers Playground: Scuba Diving Wreck Alley," October 1997
“Underwater Escape: Best Snorkeling to Sight Sea,” July 1997
"The Ultimate Game: Ultimate Frisbee," June 1997
“Neighborhoods: Culture Cruising” May 1997
“Underwater Photo Festival,” May 1997
“Catch the Wind and Fly: Windsurfing,” July 1996
“Microbreweries: Not Just a Trend,” November 1996
"Sea Kayaking: Family Fun," October 1996
“Hidden Playgrounds: City Reservoirs,” May 1996

Riverside Press Enterprise, 1999-2000
Weekly column on San Diego events, arts & culture, for Riverside, California major daily: 40+ articles on and about San Diego—complete list available on request
West Coast Community Newspapers (Good Times, La Jolla Light, Clairemont Light) 1997-2000, Arts reviewer covering theater, art, film, dance, and poetry: 25+ articles
“Send in the Troupes: Profile of Margaret Porter and Quincy Troupe” 1998

Women’s Times, 1991-1994, Monthly Arts column on art, theatre, photography, culture and trends.
"Women Directors Make A Difference"
"Madonna, Media Mastermind"
"No New Artistic Freedoms in Czechoslovakia"
"San Diego Zoo Video Review: "It's A Wild Life"
"The Digital Art Revolution"
"Three Women Solve the Mystery of Making Theatre Profitable"
"Women Who Sell Art (And Why They Do It)"
"Beating the Broadcast Blues"
"Crystal Art Photography"
"Lillian Garrett: Theatrical Triple Threat"
"Free Films, Well...Almost"
"San Diego's Literary Heart: Adams Avenue Bookstores"
"What I Did For Love of Theatre: Four Actors' Stories"
"The Spirit of Flamenco"
"Partnership Realities: At Home with Riane Eisler and David Loye"
"Women Make Movies: A Film Series"
"The Feminization of the La Jolla Playhouse"
"T'is A Far, Far Better Worlde: Better Worlde Galleria"
"1-800 Get Lily [Tomlin]"
"Able To Act: Performing Arts Theatre of The Handicapped"
"Flesh Dress at the Museum of Contemporary Art"
"A Writer's Heaven On Earth: Cottages At Hedgebrook"