Who we are: Jane

Meet the members of the Crabapple Mews Collective.

Inge / Jane / Judy / E. D. / Lou

Jane Cawthorne

Jane Cawthorne’s work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, literary journals, and academic journals. In 2011, she was a finalist for the Alberta Writers’ Guild, Howard O’Hagan Short Fiction Award for her story “Weight.” Her essay, “Something As Big As a Mountain”, was first runner-up in the 2012 PRISM International Creative Non-Fiction Contest, and “The Cure for a Cancer Cliché” was shortlisted for the same contest in 2007. Her play, The Abortion Monologues, has been produced dozens of times in the United States and Canada.

While completing her MFA in Creative Writing with the Solstice Program at Pine Manor College in Boston, Jane co-edited the collection, Writing Menopause: An Anthology of Fiction, Poetry and Creative Nonfiction, with E. D. Morin, and the book was published in 2017 through Inanna Publications. Their second book, Impact: Women Writing After Concussion, was published in 2021 with University of Alberta Press. Jane’s historical coming-of-age novel, Patterson House, was published in 2022 through Inanna Publications.

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