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Jane Bernstein

Author's Bio

Jane Bernstein is the author of five books, among them the memoirs Bereft - A Sister's Story, and Rachel in the World. Her essays have been published in such places as the New York Times Magazine, Ms., Prairie Schooner, Poets & Writers, Self, and Creative Nonfiction, and her screenwork includes the screenplay for the Warner Brothers movie Seven Minutes in Heaven. Jane, a member of the Creative Writing at Carnegie Mellon University, is working on a new novel, The Face Tells the Secret.

Publications and Prizes

Rachel in the World: A Memoir (University of Illinois Press, 2007), Bereft (North Point Press, 2000), Loving Rachel (Little, Brown & Co., 1988), Seven Minutes in Heaven (Fawcett Books, 1986)
Love You to Pieces (Beacon Press, 2009)
Creative Nonfiction, Ms., New York Times Magazine, Prairie Schooner, The Sun
National Endowment for the Arts Fulbright Fellowship Pennsylvania Council on the Arts New Jersey Council on the Arts Virgina Faulkner Award for best essay and others

Jane Bernstein Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Super Sad True Love Story by Shteyngart, The Uncoupling by Wolitzer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Twain, The Warmth of Other Suns by Wilkerson

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Listing last updated: June 13, 2011

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
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Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Bergen County, NJ
Gail Hochman

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