Janet Oakley

Janet Oakley

“Glittering gowns and polished suits.”

From:  Bluey and the Great Betrayal
in  Memory to Memoir:  An Anthology 2016

 

Janet Oakley, writing as J.L. Oakley, is an award-winning
author of historical fiction and memoir essays. Her writings appear
in various literary publications, including Clover: A Literary
Rag. Timber Rose, set in the North Cascades at the turn of century,
is a 2015 WILLA award silver finalist and first-place 2014
Chaucer Award winner. Tree Soldier won the 2012 EPIC ebook
Award, 2013 Chanticleer Grand Prize, and was the selection for
the 2013 Everybody Reads program in Whatcom County. In the
spring of 2015, Oakley published her first mystery novella, Saddle
Road, for the launch of the Lei Crime Kindle World series. A
second novella, Coconut Island, debuted at the end of October
2015. When not writing, she enjoys gardening and demonstrating
19th century life.