Accolades, Interviews, and More

Hollins Lecture


Guest lecturer on "Controversies in Children's Literature," for the Hollins University graduate programs in children's writing and illustration, June 2020.


So Booking Cool Podcast



Podcast interview by Jewel B. with So Booking Cool, March 2020.

Q&A with Eastern Iowa Review

Interview with Eastern Iowa Review, 2017.

Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers

Featured reader at the Shepherd University Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers, 2015.

American Library Association "Quick Picks"



Extreme Pets! chosen as one of the American Library Association's "Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers," 2008.

Children's Choices


Extreme Pets! chosen as one of the featured books for beginning readers by Children's Choices, a project of the International Reading Association and The Children's Book Council, 2008.



Jane's Goodreads author page.

The Authors Guild



Jane's member profile for The Authors Guild.

Children's Book Guild

Jane has long been a member of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC. She currently curates their reading list for diversity and inclusion, and does social media administration.

Pencil Tips Writing Workshop

Jane is a contributor to the Pencil Tips Writing Workshop, a blog featuring writing tips and tricks from various children's authors and illustrators.