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Rev. Janine Vance, Ph.D.

Philosophy, Specializing in Conscious-Centered Living

Now accepting submissions for a new book: RISE FROM THE DREAD.

What's Your Story? Have you had a traumatic, paranormal, or near-death experience? How did you overcome the grief?

Send your 500-word essay to Janine for a forthcoming collection of stories by normal people who've survived and thrived from extraordinary experiences.

Are you an author? Tired of negative reviews? Want at least one good book review that's not from your mom?

To get your manuscript or book reviewed by Janine, email: contact@JanineVance.com

To Print Media: For Janine's Commentary on Intercountry Adoption / Child Market, email:  info@AdoptionHistory.org

VANCE, Janine

600 1st Avenue, Suite102 #9

Seattle, Washington 98104

Curriculum Vitae | Course of Life

Janine believes everyone has an important story to share, and history needs to be written by the people most impacted by it. Readers have called Vance’s  books "great help when things are spiraling," "peaceful," "a gentle reminder," "uplifting," and "highly recommended." Janine's passion includes book development and design.

 

Professional Experience

  • 2021: Program Development Director, Adoption Trafficking Awareness Symposium for Against Child Trafficking NL | USA

  • 1984 - 2021: Caregiver for adoptive father after his traumatic brain injury. Primary full-time caregiver until he died at the age of 90.

  • Assisted more than fifty writers to become published authors for worldwide distribution.

 

Publications

  • 2023: Investigational Report into Harry Holt’s 1954 Overseas Adoption Program

  • 2022: Americanized 72: A Generation-X Coming-of-Age Adoption Narrative (Limited Edition no longer available)

  • 2020: Master Adoption: Claim Your Authentic Power

  • 2019: The Power of Isolation

  • 2018: Going Back to Zen

  • 2018: Adoption Stories: Excerpts from the Rare Adoption Books for Adult Series

  • 2017: Adoption History: An Adoptee’s Research Into Child Trafficking (Textbook Edition)

  • 2017: Adoption: What You Should Know (AUDIO version)

  • 2016: One Adoptee & Three Wise Men

  • 2015: The “Unknown” Culture Club: Korean Adoptees, Then & Now

  • 2014: Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists

  • 2007: The Search for Mother Missing: A Peek Inside International Adoption (award winner)

  • 2003: Twins Found in a Box: Adapting to Adoption (award winner)

 

Screenplays

  • 2010 - 2011: Feature Length Screenplays

    • For the Love of Children

    • Colorblind

    • Forever Family

    • Rebirth

    • All for Mom

    • Identity Crisis

 

Exhibits | Programs | Commercials

Coming Soon at AdoptionHistory.com

  • Adoptionized: A Critique on the Evangelical Orphan Movement

  • Adoptopia: The Life and Times of Adoptive Father and Jonestown Cult Leader, The Reverend Jim Jones

 

Other Notable Accomplishments

  • Established Adoption Truth & Transparency Worldwide Network with sister, also known as the “Vance Twins.”

  • Co-coordinator for Korean Adoptees Worldwide.net request to the Korean Government to end overseas adoption

 

Awards and Honors

  • 2023 Hollywood Bookfest | Honorable Mention

  • 2023 Independent Author Network | Winner Social Issues Category

  • 2023 Global Book Awards | Gold Recipient

  • 2020 Top Shelf Books | 1st Place Adventure

  • 2019 Readers’ Favorite | Gold Recipient

  • 2019 Readers’ Favorite | Silver Medal Recipient

  • 2014 Briefly Hit #1 in Amazon subcategories of Adoption, Extended Families, Minority Studies, Women’s History

Seminary Studies and Ordination

  • 2019 Ministerial Doctor of Philosophy, Specializing in Conscious-Centered Living

  • 2007 Ministerial Masters of Metaphysical Science

  • 2002 Ministerial Bachelor of Metaphysical Science 

For Book Reviews

contact@janinevance.com

A memoir-writing consultant and book doctor, Janine's passion includes book development and design. Janine believes that everyone has an important story to share, and history needs to be written by the people most impacted by it. Readers have called Vance’s books "great help when things are spiraling," "peaceful," "a gentle reminder," "uplifting," and "highly recommended." 

 

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