Jan Richman is the author of Because the Brain Can Be Talked Into Anything (Louisiana State University Press, 1995), which
was chosen by Robert
Pinsky to receive the 1994 Walt Whitman Award.
Her honors include
a "Discovery"/The Nation Award, a grant from the
National Endowment for the Arts,
the Felix Pollack Poetry Prize, and the Celia B. Wagner Award.
Jan Richman lives in San Francisco, California.