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Meet Janet

Janet Mendelsohn:  Freelance writer, editor and author  JanetMendelsohn                                                                                           

  • Compelling and Accurate

I’ve worked with Janet for more than 20 years. During this time, I’ve been repeatedly impressed with Janet’s professionalism and her ability to tackle virtually any topic and craft articles that are well-written, compelling, and accurate. Janet is every editor’s dream: a real pro who does her homework, works independently, always turns in assignments on time and—last but hardly least—produces copy that is a pleasure to read.”

Hilary F. Bennett, Principal, Bennett Medical Communications

Arts and Culture …New England Life… Travel and Dining..Interviews…My own book and reviews of others’…Business and Careers…Higher Education…I bring to every piece of writing the rigor of ethical journalism and an ear for absorbing narrative.

  • BA in Journalism and Sociology – Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communication
  • Master of Fine Arts in Writing (creative nonfiction) – Vermont College of Fine Arts
  • Frequent Boston Globe Correspondent
  • Longtime Contributing Editor at Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine
  • and writer for regional publications in New England and Canada.
  • Author:  Maine’s Museums: Art, Oddities & Artifacts (Countryman Press)

Each piece is informed by more than 20 years of experience as a writer and media relations expert, primarily for nonprofit organizations. I am also a member of the New England Travel Writers Network.

I welcome your story ideas and comments. Contact me at:

janetmendelsohn1030 @ gmail.com  (To reduce SPAM, please copy, paste and remove spaces of this email address.)

Thank you for your interest!