Juanita E. Mantz

Juanita E. Mantz (“JEM”) is a writer and lawyer who is finding her bliss in the Inland Empire region of Southern California.  Juanita is obsessed with 1980’s music and is hard at work on her young adult memoir, “My Inland Empire: Hometown Stories”.  You can read more of her stories on her Life of JEM blog. She hopes to be pregnant by the time you read her essay.