Jane’s next full-length collection of poetry, Daphne and Her Discontents, will be published by Ravenna Press in late 2016 or 2017. Ravenna Press, which is run by Kathyrn Rantala is located in Spokane, Wa., and is the publisher of several literary magazines, including The Anemone Sidecar, which printed Jane’s poem “In the Garden” in 2010. Recent poems from the Gyroscope Review, Junoesq Literary Magazine, and The Otter will be included in this collection, based on the Greek myth of Daphne. Check back for more information on this project.
Join Jane, the writers Kelly Daniels, Tara Ison, Erin Aubry Kaplan and Cris Mazza for a discussion on the California memoir at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in Los Angeles on April 2, 2016, staring at 9 a.m. in room 409 AB in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Moderated by Kaplan, a prominent Los Angeles journalist, the discussion will center on an exile’s perspective of the California experience.
Readers of An Unsuitable Princess know about Jane’s interest in cancer. Jane recently contributed two poems to Dear Cancer: The Anthology, a collection of poetry and prose to benefit the Little Red Door, a social services agency which provides support to cancer patients and their families. Please purchase a copy.
Jane’s essay, “The Egg,’’ has been published by The Longridge Review, an online literary magazine that is an outgrowth of the Childhood Essay Project.