Janice Konstantinidis, joined SLO NightWriters in 2010 with the goal of developing her writing skills.
Janice immigrated to the the USA from Australia in 2005. She lives on the Central Coast of California wth her husband and dog.
She has been writing shorter pieces, prose, poetry most of her life. Janice is currently writing her memoir, which chronicles her time spent as a child laborer in a Magdalene Laundry in Australia. She intends to write a book of limericks as well.
Janice won four awards in the 2013 Lillian Dean Writer's Contest. First and second place in 'Creative Non Fiction Memoir', and second and third place in Poetry.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Tasmania, a Bachelor of Letters in English Literature from The Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Canberra. She also practiced as a Gerontologist for many years.