First place for fiction, Kay Snow Literary Awards
Ursula K. LeGuin says: “What a romp. Let Baross take you for a wild ride through an extravagantly carnal Mexico of the imagination.”
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Since moving to the Northwest, Jan Baross has made over 40 documentaries. Her award winning films have aired on A&E and OPB. She’s made animated shorts, produced television PR, worked on feature films and co-produced music videos. She has shot news as a stringer for NBC, CBS affiliates. She has also taught filmmaking at Oregon State University.
Her published novel, “Jose Builds a Woman” won first place for fiction in the national Kay Snow Awards. As a published playwright, Ms. Baross been produced Off Off Broadway, in the US and Mexico. A commission to turn her play, “Mata Hari”, into the libretto for an opera resulted in a premiere at the Deep Ellum Opera Theater in Dallas, Texas.
Ms. Baross is a freelance film critic, travel and feature contributor for several newspapers and magazines in the US and Mexico.
Education: San Francisco State U- BA in Art. teaching credential, Oregon State-MA in media communications.