Janis Owens


Janis Owens is a novelist, memoirist, folklorist and storyteller. She is a native of Old West Florida, born in Marianna in 1960. She attended public school, and the University of Florida, where she was a student of Harry Crews’ Creative Writing Workshop and earned a degree in English with a minor in Southern history.

Speaking Schedule


January 8, 2015


Florida Heritage Book Festival

Lewis Auditorium at Flagler

Speaking with Pat Conroy, Bernie Schein and Mark Powell

St. Augustine, Florida

Time: 7 pm

Go to http://www.fhbookfest.com/ for more details. This is a ticketed event.



January 9, 2015


220 First Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266

Booksigning with Bernie Schein


7:00 pm



March 7, 2015


Flagler Library Annual Luncheon, Keynote

Time and location TBA




March 14, 2015


Apalachicola Municipal Library

Time: TBA



*More Summer and Winter Speaking Engagements Coming Soon!