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Diamond received her Associate degree from Indiana University—Bloomington in 1980.
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Diamond graduated from Goddard College with a bachelor's degree in 1982.
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Diamond earned a Master of Fine Arts degree at Norwich University (Vermont College Campus) in 1984. She also taught liberal studies there from 1995 and till her retirement in 2014.
Rickey Diamond (second from left) with her colleagues from Vermont Woman
Diamond received her Associate degree from Indiana University—Bloomington in 1980 and graduated from Goddard College with a bachelor's degree in 1982. Two years later, she also earned a Master of Fine Arts degree at Norwich University (Vermont College Campus).
Rickey Gard Diamond began writing in the midst of big political change and growing American differences. In 1985, she became founding editor of Vermont Woman, where she continues today as a contributing editor. She then also taught writing and literature, feminist and media studies at Vermont College of Norwich University for over 20 years, while publishing articles and short fiction. In 1999, Calyx Books published her novel, Second Sight, which was reissued by HarperCollins in 2000. Her short fiction, published in literary journals, was recently issued as a collection titled Whole Worlds Could Pass Away.
Since her retirement from the university in 2014, Diamond has been working as a full-time writer and freelance editor, living in her house in Vermont.
Diamond is a member of the American Association of University Women, National Organization for Women, Associated Writing Programs and National Writers Union.
Diamond married Keith Diamond in 1965, however, the couple got divorced in 1980. She then married F. Stephen McArthur III in 1982. The couple has 3 children: Kristine Diamond Bayer, Keith and Karol.