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Jane Cleland

Lecturer & Director of the Program for Professional Communications (PPC)

Jane Cleland

Carman Hall 396
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B.A., Theatre, University of Denver
M.B.A., Management and Marketing, Babson College
M.F.A., Professional Writing, Western Connecticut State University


Jane K. Cleland is the author of four non-fiction books [most recently Business Writing for Results, originally published by McGraw Hill], the multiple award-nominated and IMBA best selling Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery series [now ten strong, all from St. Martin's Minotaur] and short stories [all published by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine].

Jane chairs the Wolfe Pack's literary awards, granted in partnership with Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. She's also the host of the Writer's Room, a series of interviews with bestselling authors and publishing industry luminaries that appears on cable television and online.

Over a 20+ year career as a corporate trainer, Jane designed and developed more than a dozen business communications, accounting, and risk management seminars for the American Management Association. She also designed, developed, and facilitated workshops and seminars for blue chip companies such as American Express, Pfizer, Pepsi, and PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

Jane has both an M.F.A. (in professional and creative writing) and an M.B.A. (in marketing and management).

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