Janet Turpin Myers was born in Montreal and grew up in Burlington, Ontario. Her first work was Crackle-Nosed Crimson (age 7); a post-modern tour de force about a backyard cowboy, written in chunky pencil and illustrated with crayon. Since then she has written three novels, three-quarters of a screenplay, several short stories, too many poems, and thirty eight lyrics to songs for which she has no music. Currently, she is 135 pages into her fourth book, UnPredator. Her short story, Crashing, won 3rd place in the 2013 gritLit Short Fiction competition. Her poems have been published in 'Hammered Out' and 'Tower Poetry Society' anthologies.
Her novel, Nightswimming, published by Seraphim Editions, was released September 2013.
The paradoxical power of memory to spin both truth and untruth. The sweet dishevelment of summer. The lacy intensity of first love. Man-on-the-moon and the wonder of it all.Continue Reading →
At times irreverent, The Last Year of Confusion is a thought-provoking yet sweetly comic commentary on the weightiness of humankind’s footprints upon our planet.Continue Reading →
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