New York born Janyce Stefan-Cole currently writes for WG News + Arts, a newssheet that covers the Williamsburg and Greenpoint sections of Brooklyn, New York. She was books editor for the web portal, FREEwilliamsburg.com. She is a contributing writer for FLYPmedia and was a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship. She is included in the Boston Globe bestselling anthology Dick for a Day (Villard Books), among other publications. Before turning full time to writing, she was a visual artist.