brenda janowitz


I’m the author of SCOT ON THE ROCKS, JACK WITH A TWIST, RECIPE FOR A HAPPY LIFE, and THE LONELY HEARTS CLUB. My short story, HOLLYWOOD PUNCH, was released on September 2nd.

My work’s also appeared in the New York Post, Publisher’s Weekly, Long Island Woman Magazine,, Hello Giggles, and xojane. You can find me on  Facebook or on Twitter at @BrendaJanowitz.


“RECIPE FOR A HAPPY LIFE will keep you charmed from beginning to end.”

-Julie Buxbaum, author of After You

"Brava Brenda Janowitz, for weaving such a wise, tender and poignant story about the intersecting lives of three generations of women. A beautiful testament to love!"

-Ellen Meister, author of The Other Life

“How I loved this insightful exploration of love, family, what you think you know, and what you don’t. Honest and poignant, funny and bittersweet, this gem of a novel sneaks up on you with just how powerful it truly is.”

-Melissa Senate, author of The Love Goddess’ Cooking School

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