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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jane Kurtz  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:CHILD

Born: 1952 in Portland, Oregon

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Jane Kurtz was a teacher then director of Carbondale New School in Carbondale, Illinois from 1975-1981.

Biographical and Professional Information

When Jane was two years old her family moved and she grew up in a remote corner of Ethiopia, living there until she came back to the United States to attend college.Jane currently lives in Kansas with her husband.


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Awards

-- Golden Kite Award and others, including the PEN West Literary Award