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Janine Kovac

A member of Litquake’s executive committee since 2011, Janine Kovac produces the evergreen favorite “Pursuit of Publishing” panels. Her memoir SPINNING: Choreography for Coming Home, was a winner of the 2019 National Indie Excellence Awards and a semi-finalist for Publishers Weekly's BookLife Prize. She is the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation Fellowship, and is hard at work on a collection of essays about the Nutcracker. Janine lives in Oakland with her family and two rescue cats from Litquake’s co-founder Jane Ganahl.

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