Janet Cannon's  Poetry Room at IsleWrite.com

Today's Poem Janet Cannon's poems have been published in the Berkeley Poetry Review, G.W. Review, The Midwest Quarterly, and Texas Review--among others. She is the author of three published chapbooks:  Day Laborers (Plan B Press), The Last Night in New York (Homeward Press), and Percipience (Cross Cut Saw Press). Janet has taught ESL at The New School in NYC, and community colleges in New York and New Mexico. She has been an editor at Scholastic Books, and a technical writer for several high-tech corporations. Janet is a graduate of the University of Iowa.

For more information, see  About Janet's Poetry.
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Collected Poems

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                  Square Bullet   About Janet's Poetry

Square Bullet   Singing the Spoken Word on YouTube

                  Square Bullet   Women's History Month Reading

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           FORTHCOMING: FORTHCOMING:

            Square Bullet    The William & Mary Review (The College of William and Mary, VA) will publish one of Janet's poems--2018.

            Square Bullet    Sandy River Review (University of Maine, Farmington) will publish one of Janet's poems--2018.


NEWS:    Janet's chapbook Day Laborers will be included in this summer's 2018 Poets House Showcase, which is the 26th annual showcase of the nation's poetry books--Manhattan.


           READING/PERFORMANCE:    Recently Janet read her poems/sang the spoken word in Mill Valley, CA and Taos, NM.


           NEWEST PUBLICATIONS:

           Square Bullet    CHAPBOOK:  Plan B Press  (Alexandria, VA) just published Janet's third chapbook Day Laborers.

           Square Bullet    Poetry South  (Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS) just published two of Janet's poems.

           Square Bullet    In Plein Air Anthology  (Poetic License Press, Glencoe, Il) just published one of Janet's poems.

           Square Bullet    Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands, Poetry Anthology just published two of Janet's poems.

           Square Bullet    Straylight  (University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI) just published one of Janet's poems.

           Square Bullet    Sin Fronteras / Writers without Borders  (Las Cruces, NM) just published one of Janet's poems.

           Square Bullet    The Hollins Critic  (Hollins University, Roanoke, VA) just published one of Janet's poems.           


           OTHER RECENT PUBLICATONS:

     Rockhurst Review  (Rockhurst University)

 Oracle Fine Arts Review  (University of South Alabama)

    The Midwest Quarterly  (Pittsburg State University)

 Southwestern American Literature  (Texas State University)

    Prism Review  (University of La Verne)

 Nebo: A Literary Journal  (Arkansas Tech University)

    Four Chambers  (Phoenix, AZ)

 Revolutionary Poets Brigade anthology  (San Francisco, CA)

    Curbside Splender  (Chicago, IL)

 Tupelo Press  (couplet in The Million-Line Poem project)

* For a comprehensive list of Janet's publications see:   About the Poetry

* For some performance and publicity images, see:    Photos and Flyers





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