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Jane Anna Hall, American writer, model, artist. Recipient 2d prize Connecticut Poetry Society, 1983-1986, 3d honorable mention, 1996, chapbooks added to Society permanent archives at Housatonic Community Technology College, 1995; certified of merit for distinguished service to community, 1989, certified world leadership, 1989; Named one of Top 100 Writers Nominee, 2007; nominee International Shakespeare award, 2008-2009.


Hall, Jane Anna was born on April 4, 1959 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of John Leslie Junior and Jane Dezzie (Green) Hall.


Graduate model, Barbizon School, 1976. Graduate, Westbrook High School, 1977.


Model Barbizon Agency, New Haven, 1977. Employed by director of career planning Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1985-1986. Free lance writer, poet, since 1986.

Artist, since 1989

Poetry contest judge Saybrook 25th Anniversary Celebration, Acton Public Library., 1992. Group poetry reader Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore, Westbrook, 1995, Russell Library., Middletown, Connecticut, 1999, 2000.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Cedar and Lace, 1986, Satin and Pinstripe, 1987, Fireworks and Diamonds, 1988, Stars and Daffodils, 1989, Sunrises and Stone Walls, 1990, Mountains and Meadows, 1991, Moonlight and Water Lillies, 1992, Sunsets and Beaches, 1993, New and Selected Poems 1986-1994, 1994, Under Par Recipes, 1994, New and Selected Poems for Children 1986-1995, 1995, Butterflies and Roses, 1996, Hummingbirds and Hibiscus, 1997, Swans and Azaleas, 1998, Damsel Flies and Peonies, 1999, Egrets and Cattails, 2000, Doves and Rhododendron, 2001, Bluebirds and Mountain Laurel, 2002, Beach Poems, Volunteer I, 2002, Cardinals and Maples, 2003, Spring Poems Volunteer I, 2003, Summer Poems Volunteer I, 2003, Autumn Poems Volunteer I, 2003, Winter Poems Volunteer I, 2003, Sandpipers and Drift Wood, 2004, Wedding Poems Volunteer I, 2004, Emeralds and Gardenias, 2005, Dragonflies and Pearls, 2006, Rubies And Iris, 2007, Selected Poems, 1996-2006, 2008, Robins and Oaks, 2008, Amethyst and Lilac, since 2009, Beryls And Beeches, 2010. Cover designer (books), since 1986, founder, editor (newsletter) Poetry in Your Mailbox, since 1989. Contributor poetry The Bell Bouy, Expressions I and II, The Pictorial Gazette, Connecticut chapter Romance Writers of America Newsletter, others.

      (one-woman shows) Westbrook (Connecticut) Public Library., 1989-1999, Russell Library., Middletown, 2000, 2002.

      One-woman shows include Russell Library., 2003-2004, 2004, 2006. (one-woman shows) Guilford (Connecticut) Free Library.

      , 2001. One-woman shows include Deep River Public Library., 2003, 2005, Brainerd Memorial Library.

      , Haddam, Connecticut, 2003, 2005, Connecticut Action Public Library., Old Saybrook, Conn, 2006, Killingworth Library., Connecticut, 2007, Douglas Library.

      , Hebron, Connecticut, 2008-2009, Deep River Library., 2009., author poems, The Full Moon Looks Like, 2002.

      Contributor articles Connecticut chapter Romance Writers American Newsletter. Reader (group poetry), Connecticut. Producer(creator, writer, host): Book Time television Show, since 2009.


Sunday school teacher 1st Congressional Church, Westbrook, 1977-1990, assistant superintendent, member board Christian education, 1979-1984. Poetry reader Congressional Church, Broad Brook, Connecticut, 1988. Volunteer church fair Westbrook Congressional Church.

Group poetry reader and displayer Westbrook Public Library., 1989, 91, reader Night of Thousand Stars readathon, 1990. Group poetry displayer Acton Public Library., Old Saybrook, Connecticut, 1990, judge poetry contest 25th anniversary celebration, 1992. Volunteer 1st Congressional Church Fair, Westbrook, Connecticut.

Member International Platform Association, Romance Writers American (book cover board designer Connecticut chapter 1991-1993), Connecticut Poetry Society (president Old Saybrook chapter 1989-1991, world poetry chairman 1989. Poetry reader 20th anniversary celebration at Russell Library. Middletown, Connecticut 1994, group poetry reader, Waterbury 2001, Toploo Writers, Nominee, 2007, group poetry reader, New Haven, Connecticut 2008).


  • Other Interests

    Interior decorating and design, postcard collecting, tennis, gardening, photography.


John Leslie Hall Junior

Jane Dezzie (Green) Hall