Jane Ciabattari

Occupation writer/critic
Website http://www.janeciabattari.com

About Me

Short story writer (author of the collection "Stealing the Fire" and published in KGB Bar Lit, Verbsap, LiteraryMama, Ms, Chautauqua, The North American Review, Denver Quarterly, etc; 2 Pushcart "special mentions"). President, National Book Critics Circle.

Why do you write?

Caffeine. (Espresso.) Everyday. Oceans. Cities. Life.

Any favorite authors? Books?

Marilynne Robinson, "Housekeeping." James Salter, "Light Years." Junot Diaz, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao." Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, "Half of a Yellow Sun."

Jane Ciabattari's Wall

L. Lee Lowe – Jan 21, 2010

Hi Jane, I'm just beginning to discover who is a member here.

Jessica West – Oct 11, 2008

Jane, so great to hear back from you. Have an absolutely great time at VCCA. It was so nice to spend time w/you 3 thanksgivings back. My best to you and to Mark. And I'm so thrilled to hear your novel EASTVILLE is progressing. I love your writing.

Jane Ciabattari – Oct 09, 2008

Hey Jessice, Indeed! Mark and I are headed back to VCCA November 19. My novel, EASTVILLE, is progressing....Hope all's well with you, Jane

Jessica West – Oct 09, 2008

hi Jane@ nice to see you on fictionaut... we were at vcca together back in november 2005...(diffrt last name for me back then).. you and mark were there... i remember you did a great reading... kansas...its history, your family... hope all is well!! all best to you and to mark!!!

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