Summer, Jane 1954-

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SUMMER, Jane 1954-


Born June 30, 1954, in New York, NY. Education: Kirkland College, B.A.


Agent—Malaga Baldi Literary Agency, 204 West 84th St., New York, NY 10024.


Writer. Reporter for Women's Wear Daily; grant proposal writer for Ms. Foundation for Women; editor/writer for Charles Scribner & Sons, United Nations Development Fund for Women, New Jersey Historical Society, New York State Historical Association, and American Health. Former waitress and Westchester Humane Society kennel cleaner.


Watrous Writer's Prize, Kirkland College, 1973; CAPS/NYSCA grant for literature, 1978; first prize, American Poetry Academy, 1985; winner, New York Times Dining in/Dining out Essay Contest, Literal Latté Poetry Contest, and North American Open Poetry Contest, all 1998.


The Silk Road (novel), Alyson (Los Angeles, CA), 2000.

Contributor to books, including The Women's Guide to Political Power, The Girl's Guide to Life, Ardis Anthology of New American Poetry, and Alone amid All This Noise; contributor to periodicals, including Biography, Literal Latte, Executive Female, McCall's, New Woman, Weight Watchers, Women's Sports Traveler, and YM. Some writings appear under pseudonym Jane Character.


Poetry; a work of fiction about psychoanalysis.