Older Wiser Shorter

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27th Annual Writer’s Digest


“Even tho I’m not a fan of poetry, I found Jane Seskin’s poems to be a delight. They hit home.”

— Jane Brody
Personal Health columnist, NY Times

“Candid, funny, and, best of all, inspiring, the poems in Jane Seskin’s Older, Wiser, Shorter throw open a window on aging. Suddenly, a breeze of resilience sails through. I learned from Seskin’s poems: they become like mentors for the strange adventure of late-life living. Kindness infuses them.”

— Molly Peacock
Author of The Analyst

“Jane Seskin’s poems take us into her world and shed new light on our own. An important book for older women and those who care for and about them.”

— Ann Burack-Weiss, Ph.D, LCSW
Author of The Lioness in Winter:
Writing an Old Woman’s Life.

“Jane Seskin writes with keen insight and eyes open to the inadvertent miracles in our everyday.”

— Arthur Sze
Author of Compass Rose

“You don’t need to be at a late stage of life to appreciate and learn from Seskin’s energetic collection of poems … We are blessed to have a work such as this to help us see our way gracefully.”

— Justen Ahren
Martha’s Vineyard Poet Laureate
and author of A Strange Catechism