Artist/writer Jan B. Parker lives and works on the coast of North Carolina, the wonderland she calls home. Her publishing credits include: The Broad River Review , Change Seven Magazine, Earth’s Daughters, Germ Magazine, Shark Reef Literary Magazine, South Writ Large 2012, South Writ Large 2014, When Women Waken.
Jan’s latest award is the Professional Development Grant for Artists, 2016-2017, bestowed by the UAC of Raleigh and Wake County. She is a Fiction Editor for Main Street Rag, in Charlotte, NC and is a member and former trustee of the NC Writers Network. She is also belongs to The Authors’ Guild. In January 2020, Jan founded The Writers’ Exchange Beaufort NC, a free and open, disciplined critique group featuring twice-monthly On-The-Fly critiques for the literary community, currently meeting via Zoom. The core leadership of TWE consists of four writers/poets. Please visit us on Facebook for more information.
Jan is currently commencing to begin to start thinking about searching for an agent to represent her southern (women’s) literary fiction. It is not her fave thing. Admittedly.