The Write Stuff: Conversations with Authors and Influencers


Turtle Creek Park Conservancy invites you to join us for our inaugural Member Series,
The Write Stuff: Conversations with Authors and Influencers as we welcome author Jane Saginaw
on Thursday, March 21st at 5:30 PM in Arlington Hall at Turtle Creek Park.

Jane will join us for a personal conversation and book signing of “Because the World Is Round,”
her memoir documenting a year of travel around the world with her parents as a teenager.
Judy Due will serve as moderator for this insightful and thought-provoking conversation with Jane.

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Jane Sag­i­naw is a stu­dent in the Ph.D. Pro­gram in Lit­er­a­ture at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Texas at Dal­las.
Her mem­oir, Because the World is Round, recounts a fam­i­ly trip around the world in 1970 with her
moth­er who used a wheel­chair because of polio. Before return­ing to grad­u­ate school, Jane was a tri­al
lawyer with Baron & Budd in Dal­las, Texas. She lat­er served in the Clin­ton Admin­is­tra­tion as the
Region­al Admin­is­tra­tor of the U. S. Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency, Region Six. In 2006, she was
award­ed Trail Lawyer of the Year by Tri­al Lawyers for Pub­lic Jus­tice for her envi­ron­men­tal work
involv­ing ground­wa­ter con­t­a­m­i­na­tion in Tuc­son, Ari­zona. Jane’s under­grad­u­ate degree is in cul­tur­al
geog­ra­phy from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley. Her law degree is from the Uni­ver­si­ty of
Texas, Austin. In 2023 she earned a Masters in Humanities from the University of Texas, Dallas.
Her essays and poet­ry have appeared in Athenaeum ReviewImageD Mag­a­zine, and PB Dai­ly.