Janet Towle is a writer and editor wandering between southern Arizona, northern California, and Portland, Oregon. Janet likes to explore the tensions between omniscience and subjectivity, long sentences, and the edges between perspectives. Nonbinary. Collector of blue glass relics. Spoiler of dogs. Known to put too many things on windowsills—but listen, we gotta appreciate that light. Latest projects: a novel about what we do when we feel like the world is ending.

Janet is the founding editor of Manzanita Papers, a literary subscription box dedicated to underrated books. Former roles: head editor of Sonora Review, assistant fiction editor at DIAGRAM, and community strategist at Wirecutter.

Represented by Chris Combemale at Sterling Lord Literistic.