Welcome to my site. I've been an Arizona-based freelance writer for the past 20 years, specializing in health, environment, human interest, pets, humor and science. I've had more than 600 features, profiles and essays published.Â
Previously I taught school and worked as an academic, public and special librarian. More background is on my BIOGRAPHY page.
ARTICLES (consumer, trade, national and local magazines)
Âmerican Association of Educational Publishers Award
FIRST PLACE WINNER OF
Shock Your Mama June 2004 Competition
SUMMER 2005 FINALIST IN THE FIRST LINE CONTEST, SPONSORED BY ZIRDNEWS. COM
Member of ASJA
American Society of Journalists and Authors
Member of NSNC
National Society of Newspaper Columnist
AUTHOR AND JOURNALIST
Janice Arenofsky was recommended by Robert G. (Bob) Diforio:
"I've sold two of Janice's books and can certainly recommend her work."
Bob Diforio D4EO Literary Agent
Janie Dyhouse, Associate Editor at VFW Magazine:
"Janice wrote numerous articles for VFW Magazine and hers were well-read, without doubt. She is a fine, tight, concise journalist."
June 27, 2013, Janie was Janice's client
Janice has written a number of books for ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, including a biography of Beyoncé Knowles, as well as volumes on work-life balance and infertility treatments for the Health and Medical Issues Today series. She has the ability to write on a wide array of subjects, meets deadlines with ease, and is always a pleasure to work with.
— Maxine Taylor, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Health and Psychology Reference