Jay Frankston

41201 Airport Road
Little River, CA 95456
(707) 937-0208

Author's Bio

Jay Frankston was raised in Paris, and came to the U.S. in 1942. He became a lawyer and practiced in New York for 20 years reaching the top of his profession and writing at the same time. In 1972 he gave up law and New York and moved to California where he became a college instructor. He is the nationally published author of several books some of which have been condensed in Reader's Digest and translated into 15 languages

Publications and Prizes

"Seeds" a collection of Sayings and Things
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1992)
, "Tales of Mendocino" Mendocino Magic
(Whole Loaf Publications, 2008)
, "The Girl in the Picture" and other poems
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1996)
, "The Offering" a series of Meditations on the Meaning of Life
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1993)
, A Christmas Story
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1994)
Agada, Circle Magazine, Coast, Mendocino Review, Threshold
"Across the Rainbow" on death and dying
(Whole Loaf Publications, 2004)
, "Crossing Over" a catalist for Change in Mid-Life
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1998)
, "Polishing the Diamond" and other musings
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1998)
, "The Balinese Experience" the Isle of the Turtle
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1998)
, "The Guest" a psychologial analysis of an unwritten novel
(Whole Loaf Publications, 2010)
, "They Called me Pepe" Impressions of Andalusia
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1996)
, "They" and other poems
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1998)
, "Yom Hashoah" remembering the Holocaust
(Whole Loaf Publications, 1996)

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Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
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Caucasian, Jewish
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Born in: 
Frankfort, Germany
Raised in: 
Paris, France
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Last updated: Jun 15, 2009