Diana Ketcham is married to publisher Andrew Hoyem and lives in San Francisco. She is the daughter of Edward Kilpatrick Ketcham (Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Seattle Washington) and Mary Judge Ketcham (Missoula Montana, Yakima, Washington), and the cousin of cartoonist Hank Ketcham (Seattle, Carmel), Elizabeth Ketcham Howland (Seattle, Atherton) and Roma Beatrice and Marian Farrell (Seattle), and the great-granddaughter of sculptor Harriet McDivitt Ketcham (Mt. Pleasant, Washington D.C.) Her maternal great-grandmother Margaret Hodson Murray was born in Yorkshire. She is a descendant of Edward Ketcham (Cambridge, England and Huntington, Long Island) and Jane Kenyon Christian (Douglas, Isle of Man and Cockermouth, Cumberland, England). The foregoing is to aid internet genealogy research.

Selected Works

On Architecture
The design process of architects Herzog and de Meuron for their award winning de Young Museum. “A fine book about design” --Robert Campbell, Boston Globe
On Historic Gardens
“A richly illustrated history of the garden as shaped and experienced by artists.” --New York Times Book Review
On Writers
Articles on Henry Roth, Tom Stoppard, M. F. K. Fisher, E. M. Forster, Jessica Mitford, Tom Wolfe, Thomas Jefferson, and others.
At Arion Press
Introductory essays to work by Leonard Michaels, Tom Stoppard, Brillat Savarin, and Edith Wharton.