Diane Esguerra studied English at University College, London, followed by a stint at drama school, and later trained as a psychotherapist at the University of Sussex. For a number of years she worked as a performance artist in Britain, Europe and the United States. She has written for theatre and television and is the recipient of a Geneva-Europe Television Award and a Time Out Theatre Award.

Her first book, JUNKIE BUDDHA, was called ‘an inspiring and uplifting book about finding infinite value in the most intense and painful experience of profound loss’ by singer Sandie Shaw. It received a slew of 5-star reviews and was featured in The Independent, The Daily Mail and on the BBC. Diane lives in Surrey and works as a psychotherapist.


JUNKIE BUDDHA: a Journey of Discovery in Peru (2016)

‘I could not put this gripping travel memoir down’ – Julia Stephenson