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Jan Ellison

Jan Ellison is the bestselling author of the debut novel, A Small Indiscretion (Random House) which was both an Oprah Editor’s Pick and a San Francisco Chronicle Book Club Pick. Jan’s essays and stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Narrative Magazine and elsewhere, and she received an O. Henry Prize for her first short story to appear in print. She was raised in Los Angeles and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband of 20 years and their four children. Visit, follow her here on Facebook and on Twitter @janellison.