KJZZ StoryFest Author 2019
About Jane Ruby
Jane Frances Ruby never enjoyed writing unless it got her a diploma or paycheck. After years of authoring technical reports as a research chemist, she ached to write fiction. Her opportunity came after getting married and starting a family in Phoenix. As a volunteer in her daughters’ school library she noticed a lack of fictional Arizona adventures. With her family’s help, she wrote “The Azurite Encounter,” a multiple award-winning novel set in the Grand Canyon and it’s sequel, “Voiceless Whispers,” set in Havasu Canyon. Her goal is to entertain young adult readers with “funtastical” facts about Arizona.