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ABOUT JANE MUSCHENETZ

BIOGRAPHY

Jane Yevgenia Muschenetz is a Ukrainian-born, Jewish author and artist who fled the Soviet regime as a child. Recognized in 2023 for excellence in Poetry Performance by the County of San Diego, Jane has appeared on KPBS Midday Edition and in numerous publications. Among other honors, Jane won the 2024 California Press Women Communications Prize in Creative Verse and the 2024 Poetry Collection of the Year Award from San Diego Writers Festival for her debut poetry chapbook, All the Bad Girls Wear Russian Accents (Kelsay Books, 2023). Her newest poetry collection, POWER POINT (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2024) combines dark humor, statistical analysis and visual poetics to interrogate societal inequalities. Jane is also the “butter half” of the husband-and-wife team behind the food and photography blog, Table MJane earned her MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Business and her BA in Political Science from UCSD.

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HONORS

2024
California Press Women - First Place
Communications Prize in Creative Verse

2024
San Diego Writers Festival
 

Poetry Collection of the Year

2023
County of San Diego 

Excellence in Poetry Performance

2023
City of Encinitas -
Exhibiting Artist

2023
Best of the Net and Pushcart Nominations

2022
The Good Life Review 

Honeybee Literary Prize in Poetry

2022
Lone Star Art Guild- First Place 

Mixed Media IV Division

PRESS

Reader's Favorite
5 Star Book Review

The Good Life Review 

Author Q & A

San Diego Jewish World
Jewish Poets, Jewish Voices

East County Times 

Book Review

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