Pittsburgh Artist Registry

Jane Bernstein

Jane Bernstein

Artistic Category Artist
Career Level Professional
Experienced With Lectures, Speaking engagements, Teaching engagements


Jane Bernstein is the author of five books, among them the memoirs Bereft - A Sister's Story, and Rachel in the World. Her awards include two National Endowment Fellowships, two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships, and a 2004 Fulbright Fellowship spent in Israel, where she taught at Bar-Ilan University's Creative Writing Program.  Her essays have been published in such places as the New York Times Magazine, Ms., Prairie Schooner, Poets & Writers, Self, and Creative Nonfiction, and her screenwork includes the screenplay for the Warner Brothers movie Seven Minutes in Heaven. Jane, a member of the Creative Writing at Carnegie Mellon University, is working on a new novel, The Face Tells the Secret.



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15208
412 352 6384


  • Autobiographical
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Essay
  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Non-fiction
  • Prose