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Janet Tashjian (1956-) Biography

Awards, Honors, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Career, Writings, Adaptations

Born 1956, in Providence, RI; Education: University of Rhode Island, B.A., 1978; Emerson College, M.F.A., 1994. Politics: Liberal. Religion: Buddhist. Hobbies and other interests: "Cooking, playing with my son, hiking, and being in nature."

Agent—Jennifer Flannery, 1140 Wickfield Ct., Naperville, IL 60653.

Writer, 1993—. Various positions as sales representative, sales manager, and sales consultant, 1978-93.


Tru Confessions (for middle readers), Holt (New York, NY), 1997.

Marty Frye, Private Eye (for early readers), Holt (New York, NY), 1998.

Multiple Choice (for middle readers), Holt (New York, NY), 1999.

The Gospel According to Larry (for young adults), Holt (New York, NY), 2001.

Fault Line (for young adults), Holt (New York, NY), 2003.

Vote for Larry (for young adults), Holt (New York, NY), 2004.

Contributor of essays, short stories, and poems to various literary journals.

Tru Confessions was adapted as a television movie by the Disney Channel, 2002.

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