Janie Guy Winter is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was once a queen of Mardi Gras, Romany Ball; and was nominated for ‘Darling of LSU’ her freshman year of college. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a humanities degree, emphasizing the arts. She also attended the University of Hawaii, the University of Colorado, Pasadena Playhouse, in California, Las Vegas University, Universidad Iberoamericana, in Mexico City, and the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, in Guanajuato, Mexico. She was a world traveler by the age of thirteen when her father took the family around the world for summer vacation.

She has also lived in many unique places including London, Florida, Texas, Hawaii, Mexico, Nevada, Spain, and also in Los Angeles, California, where she pursued her acting career: she was in a Roger Corman’s motorcycle movie, starred in the theatrical production of Jean Genet’s, The Balcony, in Hollywood, and also helped with the first production of Hair.

She is a writer and has been published in newspapers and several magazines. She was recognized by The Ted Turner Foundation for her work, this book, World Peace: A Possible Dream. Her self-illustrated children’s book, Mother’s Love, and her book of poems featuring Skinny Moon, will be on the shelves soon. There are other exciting literary projects in the works as well.

Janie Guy Winter has been honored by her peers by receiving their recommendation to be included in the book, WOMAN OF TODAY, published by the American Biographical Institute, Inc. This nomination is brought to the attention of the board through such various sources as individual personal nomination, organizational memberships, media research, academic/institutional recommendations, and civic and fraternal group nominations. Such nominations reflect a respect for leadership and personal accomplishment.