About Jan Vallone

Jan Vallone teaches at a Pacific Northwest university. Her stories have appeared in Guideposts Magazine, English Journal and Curriculum in Context. Pieces of Someday, a memoir, is her first full-length book. Visit Jan's website at www.janvallone.com.

Interview with Jan Vallone

I am pleased to post this interview with author Jan Vallone, whose memoir excerpt  “Perspective” appeared as our article last week. It is always a pleasure to correspond with authors about their experience, process, hopes, desires, disappointments and successes and Jan’s descriptions of herself as a goal oriented new writer will resonate for many. Sheila … Continue reading

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Perspective

[The following is a chapter from Jan Vallone’s memoir Pieces of Someday. The speaker is a lawyer and 44 -year-old mother of two who longs to become a writer and a teacher of writing. To make the career change, she examines her past, including the demands of her father that she not become a teacher … Continue reading

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