Born and raised in Illinois, Jane Ebihara has lived in New Jersey since 1977. After receiving a B.S. Ed from Western Illinois University, and an M.S. Ed from Rutgers University, she taught middle school literature in Roxbury Township, NJ, for twenty-six years. As a result of a workshop for teachers offered by the Geraldine Dodge Foundation, Jane was awarded a fellowship to attend The Fine Arts Workshop in Provincetown, MA, and also began a poetry group of fellow teacher/poets which has met monthly for over twenty years.
Jane has been a Pushcart Prize nominee and is the author of two chapbooks, A Little Piece of Mourning (Finishing Line Press, 2014) and A Reminder of Hunger and Wings (Finishing Line Press, 2019). She has been a volunteer writer for New Jersey NORWESCAP’s Senior Life Stories Project and currently serves as an Associate Editor of The Stillwater Review and Poetry Contest Editor of Tiferet.
She resides in rural Warren County, New Jersey and can be contacted on her web page (www.janeebihara.com) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Paperback: 70 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (November 5, 2021)