Jane VanVooren Rogers is a lifelong resident of the Quad Cities area with more than a decade of professional writing experience. A freelance writer, professional editor, and communications specialist, Jane has edited Leslie Langtry’s ’Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy, (2007, Dorchester), Tara M. Case’s memoir, When Cancer Strikes: A Personal Story of Hope (2010), and Jane Reinhardt-Martin’s Flax Your Way to Better Health, revised and updated edition (2011, TSA Press). She is a past guest columnist for Dispatch/Argus and is a creative writing workshop facilitator for the Midwest Writing Center and Black Hawk College’s Outreach Center. Jane’s poetry has been published in various literary and other publications. Her poetry received the Barbara Anderson Miller and Vazquez-Valarezo Poetry Awards (1999) from Augustana College, and the Lee Garrison Award (1995) from Western Illinois University. Jane is a former member of the Midwest Writing Center’s Board of Directors, Quad City Arts Literary Arts Committee, and past president of Public Relations Network of the Quad Cities.
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