Jane Harrington, Wordsmith

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Jane Harrington’s career in the literary arts has spanned more than two decades. She has freelanced for periodicals, has written books for the youth market, and is now crafting literary fiction, creative nonfiction and lyric prose. Journals and anthologies showcasing her work include Chautauqua, Claudius Speaks, Portland Review, Anthology of Appalachian Writers and Where the Sweet Waters Flow: Contemporary Appalachian Nature Writing. Her fiction has been short-listed for prizes both nationally and internationally, and she is a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). Jane teaches creative writing and literature at Washington & Lee University.