Janice Raiteri

Ms. Janice Raiteri’s short stories have been published in various magazines.  Two of her stories were included in the annual anthologies, “Best of Carve, 2002” and “Top Stories of FISH, 2004.”  She was selected as writer-in-residence for the Mississippi Arts Council while living in Oxford, and has taught writing to teenagers and adults in high schools and universities in Tennessee, Mississippi and Kansas for over fifteen years.  She and her husband, Charles, co-wrote and optioned a screenplay, and were featured in “The Hollywood Reporter.”

In addition, Ms. Raiteri has had solo shows of her artwork in Memphis (TN), Oxford (MS), Lawrence (KS) and Portland(OR).  She taught art appreciation part-time for ten years in the Shelby County Schools and later served as curator for Gallery 56, a fine art gallery in Memphis.  LeBonheur Children’s Hospital selected three of her pieces for their “Art for Heart” series.  Presently, her work is being shown at Harrington Brown Gallery in Memphis and Kamp Karefree in Horseshoe (AR).