Jay Frankston

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

41201 Airport Road
Littleriver, CA 95456
Phone: 
(707) 937-0208
Email: 

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 & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

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

Poetry

Book:
"The Girl in the Picture" and other poems (Whole Loaf Publications, 1996)
Chapbook:
"They" and other poems (Whole Loaf Publications, 1998)
Journals:
Agada
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Circle Magazine
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Coast
,
Mendocino Review
,
Threshold

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White, Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Teachers
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Frankfort
Germany
Raised in: 
Paris
France
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Last update: Jun 15, 2009