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Jay Frankston

Little River, California, United States


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Jay Frankston was raised in Paris, France, and came to the U.S. in 1942. He became a lawyer and practiced on his own in New York for nearly twenty years, reaching the top of his profession, sculpting and writing at the same time.

In 1972 he gave up law and New York and moved himself and his family to Northern California where he became a teacher and continued to sculpt and write.

He is the author of several books and of a true tale entitled "A Christmas Story", which was published in New York, condensed in Reader's Digest, and translated into 15 languages.

Interests: New Age, metaphysics, philosophy, poetry, life stories

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • "The Girl in the Picture" and other poems
  • "The Guest"
  • Nonfiction

  • "The Offering" a series of Meditations on the Meaning of Life
  • "The Balinese Experience"
  • "Crossing Over", a Catalyst for Change in Mid-life
  • "They Called me Pépé"
  • "Seeds" a collection of Sayings and Things
  • "Yom Hashoah" Remembering the Holocaust
  • "A Christmas Story" a true story
  • "Polishing the Diamond" and Other Amusing Musings
  • Poetry

  • "Words"
  • Children's Literature

  • "A Book" What is a Book?