Writer, photographer and lover of the overlooked and forgotten

Photo compliments of author


With curation, my sewing room offers much more than workspace.

Photo by author.


A little girl chastises her dirty-faced Raggedy Ann doll.
Johnny Gruelle illustration for his 1918 book The Original Raggedy Ann Stories

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Mountain Gap School, Loudoun County, VIrginia. Photo by author.


The old mill at Waterford, Virginia. Photo by author.


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Photo by Camilo Jimenez


The Old Courthouse Dayton, Ohio. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Diane Helentjaris

Virginia writer with a love of the overlooked. Author of Diaspora, a poetry chapbook. www.DianeHelentjaris.com

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