Jane Eklund

Poet, Fiction Writer

Hancock, NH
New Hampshire US

Author's Bio

Jane Eklund is a writer and editor who lives in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire. In addition to her 2020 novel The Story So Far (Bauhan Publishing), she has published poems in journals including The Georgia ReviewThe Massachusetts Review, The Sun, and Poetry Northwest, and fiction in the Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly. She has received grants for poetry from the Iowa Arts Council and the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and for fiction from the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and has been a fellow at the Blue Mountain Center and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Jane holds degrees from Colby College and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has worked as editor of a community newspaper, public information officer for the NH State Arts Council, and alumni magazine editor for Keene State College she works as a freelance editor, writer, and manuscript consultant.

Publications & Prizes


The Story So Far (Bauhan Publishing, 2020)
Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly


Poet Showcase: An Anthology of New Hampshire poets (Hobblebush Books, 2015)
Prizes won: 
  • Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, $10,000 Lesbian Writers’ Fund Award in fiction, 2003;
  • New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Individual Artist’s Fellowship, $3,000 grant, 2000;
  • First Place in Poetry, Iowa Arts Council Literary Awards, $1,000 grant, 1984

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Brockton, MA
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Last update: Aug 01, 2020