Creative Nonfiction MFA candidate, Jan Becker releases THE SUNSHINE CHRONICLES. Part Armistead Maupin set in South Florida, part Poor Richards Almanac for the 21st century. The Sunshine Chronicles is an inventive compilation of shockingly delightful Facebook posts.
Jan Becker is from a small coal-mining town in Pennsylvania. She didn’t stay there very long. She grew up in a Marine Corps family, on military bases all over the United States, and wandered the US for many years before settling in South Florida. She is currently an MFA candidate at Florida International University and has taught courses there in composition, technical writing, creative writing, and poetry. She is the 2015-2016 Writer in Residence at the Girls’ Club Collection in Fort Lauderdale, and winner of the 2015 AWP Intro Journals Award in Nonfiction. Her first book, The Sunshine Chronicles was published by Jitney Books in 2016.