Piirto, Jane

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PIIRTO, Jane. American, b. 1941. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Education, Psychology. Career: Hunter College of the City University of New York, NYC, principal of Laboratory School, 1983-88; Ashland University, Ashland, OH, professor and director of talent development, 1988-. Consultant for education programs to public schools in Monroe, MI, and Kenton, OH; consultant to U.S. Department of State. Publications: Postcards from the Upper Peninsula, 1983; The Three-Week Trance Diet (novel), 1985; Understanding Those Who Create, 1992, 2nd ed., 1998; Talented Children and Adults, 1994, 2nd ed., 1999; A Location in the Upper Peninsula (essays, stories, and poems), 1994; Luovuus (nonfiction), 1999; My Teeming Brain: Understanding Creative Writers (nonfiction), 2002. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 233 W Walnut St, Ashland, OH 44805- 3148, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]; www.ashland.edu/~jpiirto