Jean Marie Rusin

Title: Author
Location: New Britain, Connecticut, United States

Jean Marie Rusin, independent author, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in literature.

Ms. Rusin is a retired journalist and independent author with 37 books currently in publication. Inspired to begin writing after her boyfriend, Gary, passed away tragically, Ms. Rusin published her first full-length work, “Father and Sons Hobby, Dreams Do Come True: a Gary Joe Story,” in 2003. Since then, she has continued to publish across genres, exploring horror, adventure, and erotic fiction, in addition to a 2011 memoir, “Silky Blond Girl,” two plays, and several poetry anthologies. Ms. Rusin’s most recent works include “Haunted Woods in Connecticut,” 2015, and “Walkers,” 2014, and she is currently preparing her next book, “A Midnight Haunting,” for publication. All of Ms. Rusin’s books are available digitally and in paperback through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

An active member of the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association, Ms. Rusin makes frequent appearances at conferences, book signings, and events, and is working toward gaining national recognition for her work. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications from Central Connecticut State University and a broadcasting diploma from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting and enjoyed a robust second career as a radio personality and producer for CBS News and CBS Radio affiliates through the 1980s and 1990s. Ms. Rusin advises others curious about writing to take the plunge and share their stories and attributes her own success as an author to her ability to craft stories that readers will purchase and enjoy. She looks forward to many more years of success as a writer and to enjoying many years of remission from gallbladder cancer, which she is proud to have reached without chemotherapy. When she is not writing, Ms. Rusin enjoys volunteering with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and has previously supported the March of Dimes.


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