Diana Hacker

Diana Hacker (July 7, 1942 – January 12, 2004) was an American writer and educator who authored several prominent writing manuals. Her guide, ''A Writer's Reference'', co-written with Nancy Sommers, became the number one best-selling college textbook in the United States. According to the Open Syllabus Project, Hacker is the most assigned female author on college campuses.

Raised in Washington, Illinois, Hacker was an English professor at Prince George's Community College (PGCC) for 35 years. Hacker is widely acknowledged for her contributions to the field of rhetoric and composition. She died of cancer in 2004. Provided by Wikipedia
by Hacker, Diana
Published 1985