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About Janice

image of the author, a woman with medium length hair and glasses wearing a red sweater


Janice Milusich is a children's author and a teacher for the visually impaired presently working with preschool students. Her students and their experiences are often the inspiration for her writing. She is a graduate of Stony Brook's Children's Literature Fellowship and Renee LaTulippe's Lyrical Lab. Her works for children include picture books and the chapter book series, Cleo's Big Ideas. Her picture book, I Hear the Snow, I Feel the Sea illustrated by Chris Raschka, and published by Anne Schwartz Books, an imprint of Random House, will be out Fall of 2026. She has been published in Muse, and Spider Magazines. Her magazine story, "Ray Dance" will be in the April issue of Spider magazine.


Janice has an M.S. in Education for the Visually Impaired/Blind from Hunter. She lives in Port Jefferson, NY with her husband and three grown children, when they're home, along with two cats, Pippin and Sophie, and one lovely rescue dog named Portia.


 Janice is represented by Erica Christensen of Metamorphosis Literary.




 photo courtesy of Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash