Photo of Jane Harrington, Wordsmith

Jane Harrington’s career in the literary arts has spanned more than two decades. She has published books for the youth market (Scholastic, Lerner) and currently crafts literary fiction, creative nonfiction and lyric prose. Journals showcasing her work include Chautauqua, Feminine Collective, Irish America, Eastern Iowa Review, Anthology of Appalachian Writers, and others. Her writing has been short-listed for prizes both nationally and internationally, and her novel In Circling Flight was awarded the 2019 Brighthorse Prize. Jane is a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) and currently teaches wordcraft and literature as a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.