Jane's picture Jane Isenberg's most recent novel, THE BONES AND THE BOOK (Oconee Spirit Press), is the 2013 Willa Award winner in the original softcover fiction category!


Previously she wrote THE BEL BARRETT MYSTERY SERIES (Avon/HarperCollins).

Her first book, a memoir titled GOING BY THE BOOK, (Bergin & Garvey) won the James N. Britton Prize.

Jane earned degrees from Vassar College, Southern Connecticut State College, and New York University. She taught English for nearly forty years, first in high school and later in community college. Now retired from teaching, she writes in Issaquah, Washington where she lives with her husband Phil Tompkins.


Saturday, Oct. 11, 2013
3:00-5:30 PM.
Open to the Public.
Readings and signings by the
Willa Winners and Finalists.
Women Writing the West,
19th Annual Conference,
Embassy Suites at the Plaza,
Kansas City, MO.

Saturday, Nov 2 and
Sunday, Nov 3, 2013.
With Panel - Women Who Kill.
Northwest Bookfest.
Northwest University,
Kirkland, WA.
Details to be announced.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
12:15 PM.
Reading at the
Mercer Island Library,
4400 88th Ave. S.E.,
Mercer Island, WA 98040.
Sponsored by the
National Council of Jewish Women.

Note: Private appearances are not listed.

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