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Jane Seskin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the author of 13 books (most recently the poetry collection OLDER, WISER, SHORTER: The Truth and Humor of Life After 65.) Jane’ s writing has appeared in more than 40 publications including Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, New York Times, Narrative, Persimmon Tree and Women’s Older Wisdom. Her non-fiction has been anthologized in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone.

She’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Jane has been a writer-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center and Noepe Center For Literary Arts.


Ms. Seskin is a psychotherapist. For 20 years she counseled survivors in individual and group treatment at the Crime Victims Treatment Center in New York City. 


In her free time she enjoys the theater, walking by the Hudson River, visiting with friends, reading poetry and mysteries (Louise Penny, David Baldacci, Donna Leon, Harlan Coben) and listening to jazz (Keith Jarrett, Houston Person, Chris Botti, Vitamin String Quartet). Give her a piece of bread and butter and she’s a happy camper!

photo by Lynn Padwe
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