Jane St. Clair is the author of "Walk Me to MIdnight" from OakTara Press. She dedicated her book to hospice nurses, and after its publication, became active in the movement against assisted suicide. She now serves on the Board of Directors of Hospice Patient Alliance and writes articles for the movement.
Jane has published over fifty children’s short stories, 21 children's books, and adult fiction in literary magazines such as Clockwatch Review, Thema, QWF, Clare, Thematic Literary Magazine, and Red Rock Review. Her stories also appear in literary anthologies, including Times of Grace, Times of Sorrow published by the University of Nebraska, Firewalkers, and a 2011 anthology of sports fiction by the Main Street Rag publications. Jane is the 2007 winner of the True Life Story contest, 2006 first place winner of The Writers Network contest, American Accolades (first place), Hollywood’s Next Success, and 2005 winner in television writing for Scriptapalooza. As a free-lance writer, Jane authored two non-fiction books and hundreds of web articles. Walk Me to Midnight is her first novel.
Jane grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and worked her way through Northwestern University with a variety of odd jobs such as factory welder, beauty shop attendant, commercial sign maker, cocktail waitress and more. After earning a degree in journalism, she spent a year in the Chicago ghettos as a welfare worker. She went to New York City as a production staff member of the television program, “Sesame Street.” Later she worked at Channel 11/PBS-TV in Chicago, and as a newspaper reporter/photographer for the Louisville-Courier Journal and weekly papers in rural Indiana and Appalachian Kentucky.