Garber, Janet


A PhD/English Lit dropout from the University of Rochester, New York, Janet Garber is fond of live blues and folk music, hiking in the “Gunks” with hubby, mixing up weird ingredients, following printed street maps, and solving puzzles. And trying to communicate with her two emotionally-challenged rescue cats. She’s published fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, articles, reviews and a non-fiction book, I Need a Job, Now What? Her comic novel, Dream Job, Wacky Adventures of an HR Manager, debuted in March 2016.

Janet was a runner up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound contest for self-published books. Her essay, “Desperately Seeking Acceptance,” is slated for publication in and her book review of “Four Scraps of Bread,” will appear this month in

CommuterLit posts:

“Monster Mash”

“Ponytail Man”