Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization to be Published by Regal House Publishing

Sticky 2 Jun, 2019
Jan Alexander’s new novel Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization will be published by Regal House Publishing on September 13, 2019. Ms. Ming was a Leapfrog Fiction Prize semi-finalist. What others say: ...

Ming = Clear and Bright

Sticky 13 Apr, 2019
Her parents named her Xiao Ming, or “Little Bright One.” The Chinese character Ming – 明  can mean bright, clear, or a state of clarity, and that’s Ming’s mission: A life spent ...

In Our Own Write: An evening with Regal House Authors

8 Mar, 2020
Join us at KGB for beer and readings from new Regal House releases: Jan Alexander, Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization. Rebecca Baum, Lifelike Creatures.  Jane Bernstein, The Face Tells the Secret.  ...

Local Author Night at The Book Cellar, Chicago

15 Jan, 2020
I’m going back to my hometown for  Local Author Night at The Book Cellar, featuring Jan Alexander (Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization), Andrew FarkCas (The Big Red Herring), Vojislav Pejovic (American Sfumato), and Val Rendel (Sears in Chicago.)

Book signing at Posman Books at Ponce City Market, Atlanta

20 Oct, 2019

Reading + Book Signing at BookMark Shoppe, Brooklyn NY

3 Oct, 2019
I will be reading from Ms. Ming and signing books at BookMark Shoppe

Authors Speak Out on America

19 Sep, 2019
Join Roxana Robinson (Dawson’s Fall), Melissa Rivero (The Affairs of the Falcóns), and Loretta Oleck  (We Refugees and Paper Chains) in a panel that I will moderate, discussing diverse views of ...

Jan Alexander in Conversation with Janice Horowitz

18 Sep, 2019
Join me to celebrate the launch of Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization with wine and a conversation with former Time journalist Janice Horowitz.

Release of Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization

13 Sep, 2019
Sept. 13, 2019 is the release date for Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization.

Strong Island TV talk show “Between the Covers.”

11 Sep, 2019
Stephanie Larkin will interview me about Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization live. The first viewer to call in will receive a free copy of Ms. Ming in advance of its release. ...

What the Constitution Means to US

8 Jul, 2019
I loved Heidi Schreck’s "What the Constitution Means to Me" on Broadway, and this July 4, the Shout Out Saugerties festival players took time to ponder the Constitution in the Hudson ...

Poetry Provoked by Art: A Shout Out Read Out Event

21 Jun, 2019
A tribute to historic exhibit of Peter Bradley’s art by writers in relation to the visual art: Tina Barry, Will Nixon, Ana Silva & open mic