About

Jayne Guertin is a writer, editor, proofreader and visual artist/photographer. She writes nonfiction, essays, poetry, and also provides digital and print content, collateral marketing, advertising copy, long and short form articles, and public relations and communications services. She is currently accepting freelance work. Contact her here. She has written about art, business, education, preservation, medicine, nature, politics, and other concerns.

IMG_0231Jayne’s writings can be found in various local, regional and national publications and literary journals, such as Entropy MagazineLiterary Mama, the Los Angeles Review of Books,  PANK Magazine, Star 82 Review, The Tishman Review,  Yankee Magazine, Rhode Island Monthly, Providence Monthly, East Side Monthly, and elsewhere.

Among other publications, she has created photographs for SmokeLong Quarterly,  The Tishman ReviewYankee Magazine,  and the front and back book covers of Seeking It’s Own Level, an anthology of writings about water—including writings by Margaret Atwood, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Bret Anthony Johnston, Jamie Quatro (and others). Her photographs also appear across several print and digital media outlets.

Jayne’s nonfiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and for a Sundress Publication’s Best of the Net Anthology. She holds an MFA in creative writing and literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars, Bennington College.

Exhibitions

December 4 – December 29, 2017. Winter’s Eve 7th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at East Greenwich Free Library, East Greenwich, RI. Juror: Mim Brooks Fawcett, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Attleboro Arts Museum. One Photograph: Helianthus Halo.

October 12 – November 3, 2017. Providence Center for Photographic Arts 4th Open Call Exhibition, Jurored by Julie Grahame, publisher of aCurator.com, a Life.com top 20 best photo site. One photograph: Hannah’s Girl. Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI.

September 8 – November 26, 2017. Art League Rhode Island Juried Exhibition: IN TRANSIT. Juror: Abigail Newbold, Director of Exhibitions, The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. One photograph: Rails. The VETS Gallery, Providence, RI.

May 6 – June 2017. Art League Rhode Island Members’ Exhibition. Two photographs: Sunflowers: Black & White. Dryden Gallery, Providence, RI.

September 2015: Solo Exhibition. The Cumberland Public Library Gallery. Original photography accompanied by literary works. One month exhibit. Cumberland, RI.

Honors

July 2015: Devotion, an essay, nominated for a Pushcart prize, and nominated for Best of the Net Anthology, Sundress Publications.

May 21, 2015 : “The Bad Wife” featured in Paragraph Shorts, “Save The Date.” A digital literary experience bringing the world’s best short stories in text, video, and audio. Available through iTunes.

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