9 02, 2022

Letitia Carson Legacy Project

2022-02-09T19:49:40+00:00February 9th, 2022|News|

February 9, 2022 Oregon State University’s Soap Creek beef ranch, north of Corvallis, in Benton County, Oregon, includes a site significant to the history of Oregon’s early Black residents. Letitia Carson, a formerly enslaved woman (and the character in Jane Fitzpatrick’s novel titled A Light in the Wilderness), came to Oregon in 1845 and

6 07, 2021

Pre-order The Healing of Natalie Curtis

2021-07-06T16:03:39+00:00July 6th, 2021|News|

July 6 2021 Pre-order Jane's newest historical fiction The Healing of Natalie Curtis! (Due to be released on September 7, 2021.) Classically trained pianist and singer Natalie Curtis isolated herself for five years after a breakdown just before she was to debut with the New York Philharmonic. Guilt-ridden and songless, Natalie can't seem to

20 02, 2021

Healing of Natalie Curtis New Book Release

2021-02-20T20:19:14+00:00February 20th, 2021|News|

February 20, 2021 To begin in beauty once again, I present the cover of my September release, The Healing of Natalie Curtis. I love it! The story of Natalie Curtis is set mostly in the Southwest and this cover says that to me. It is a story of healing. Natalie was a classically trained

1 02, 2021

One More River to Cross Wins Will Rogers Medallion

2021-02-26T14:02:08+00:00February 1st, 2021|News|

February 1, 2021 One More River to Cross earned the silver medallion in the Will Roger’s 2021 Competition. The book was in the inspirational Western category.  Jane, her publisher (Revell) and her agent are delighted to learn of this fine award. They are doing the happy dog dance with Chica the dog that stole

28 12, 2020

The Denver Post Review

2020-12-28T23:48:14+00:00December 28th, 2020|News|

December 23, 2020 By Barbara Ellis | “Something Worth Doing” by Jane Kirkpatrick (Revell) “I’m powerless,” Abigail Scott Duniway thinks when her husband co-signs a note for a neighbor without consulting her. The neighbor fails to repay the loan, and the Duniways lose their farm. In 1859, women had almost no control over

24 11, 2020

Novelists Unwind Interview

2020-12-02T14:18:03+00:00November 24th, 2020|News|

During this virtual interview with Johnnie Alexander, Jane talks about the fictional biography of Abigail “Jenny” Scott Duniway who was involved in six campaigns to win Oregon women the right to vote. Beyond that distinction, Abigail was at various times in her life a caregiver, a newspaper columnist, a novelist, and a business owner.


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