Jane Hertenstein is the author of numerous stories both macro and micro: fiction, creative non-fiction, and blurred genre. She has also published a middle-grade novel, Cloud of Witnesses, and a YA novel, Beyond Paradise. Her non-fiction Orphan Girl was widely reviewed and featured in the Chicago Tribune Sunday Book Section. Her work has been recognized by the New York Times, nominated for a Pushcart, and earned an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train. She’s an alum of Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference waitstaff, Sewanee Writer’s Conference, and the Amanda Davis Award, Wesleyan Writers’ Conference. Jane is the recipient of multiple grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the City of Chicago. Every year she rides her bike hundreds of miles and currently resides in the piney woods of Michigan. She teaches a workshop on Flash Memoir and can be found blogging at Memoirous.
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