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Jane Roper

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Jane Roper is the author of a memoir, Double Time: How I Surived—and Mostly Thrived—Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twints , and a novel, Eden Lake. Her novel The Society of Shame will be published by Anchor Books in 2023. Jane’s writing has appeared in Salon, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Millions, Poets & Writers, The Rumpus, Cognoscenti, Writers’ Digest and elsewhere, and has been included in the anthology Labor Day: True Birth Stories by today’s Best Women Writers. Jane has taught writing at GrubStreet, Follow Your Art Community Studios, The University of Iowa, the Sanibel Writers’ Conference, and The Muse & The Marketplace. She is also a freelance copywriter and brand strategist.

A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop
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Average rating: 3.64 · 362 ratings · 89 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Double Time: How I Survived...

3.52 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — expected publication 2023 — 3 editions
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Three holiday songs that make me crazy

It’s the holiday season, and I am so here for it. (Hahaha I sounded like a millennial just then.)

I know this isn’t a particularly original sentiment but, gosh, I love Christmas. A big part of it is nostalgia for the Christmases of my childhood, and I feel that a bit more tenderly since my dad died nearly three years ago. That man loved Christmas, too. He was all about the magic of it, and making i

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“Truth was such a tricky thing when it came to children. When was it good medicine and when was it poison”
Jane Roper, Eden Lake

“would come. They were calling each other by name:”
Jane Roper, Double Time: How I Survived---and Mostly Thrived---Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twins

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