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Janice Erlbaum


Janice Erlbaum is the author of *Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir* (Villard, March '06), and *Have You Found Her: A Memoir* (Villard, Feb. '08). Her poetry and prose has been featured in anthologies including *Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe*, *The Bust Guide to The New Girl Order*, *The Best American Erotic Poems From 1800 To The Present*, *The Autobiographer's Handbook: The 826 National Guide to Writing Your Memoir*, and *Verses That Hurt: Pleasure and Pain* from the Poemfone Poets. She was a contributor to* BUST* magazine from 1994 through 2007 and has also written for the websites McSweeney's, Nerve, and Nextbook. Her work has been featured in *Glamour*, *Redbook*, *Marie Claire*, *Elle*, *Elle UK*, *Entertainment Weekly*, *The New York Post*, *The New York Daily News*, and *New York Times*. Janice teaches memoir writing and has addressed audiences at colleges, coffee houses, and theaters across the east coast. She lives in her native New York City with her domestic partner, Bill Scurry, and their three cats.