Jan Morrill

Biography

Jan Morrill was born and (mostly) raised in California. Her mother, a Buddhist Japanese American, was an internee at Tule Lake and Topaz during World War II. Her father, a Southern Baptist redhead of Irish descent, retired from the Air Force. Jan’s award-winning historical fiction, The Red Kimono, and other short stories and memoir essays, reflect growing up in a multicultural, multi-religious, multi-political background.

While working on the sequel to The Red Kimono, Jan teaches writing workshops and speaks about the history of the Japanese American internment.

Where to find Jan Morrill online


Books

Captain Josie and The Whale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Josie knew her life would change when she left California for Alaska to study whales. But little did she know just how much.
Sacrifice Rock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
What happens when three brothers spend the day with frogs and war games? Nothing but trouble!
Xs and Os
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This Pushcart nominated story takes place in Arkansas during World War II. When Jubie Lee Franklin meets Sachiko Kimura, they find though their skin color is different, they have something in common.

Jan Morrill's tag cloud

african american    alaska    arkansas    family    fantasy    frogs    hoonah    internment    japanese american    military    mischief    negro    romance    tlingit    whale    world war ii   

Smashwords book reviews by Jan Morrill

  • Murder And Mayham on June 18, 2013

    Can't ask more for a great read than a clever, funny page-turner, and that's exactly what J.M. Davis has written in Murder and Mayham!