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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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                  Square Bullet   About Janet's Poetry

Square Bullet   Singing the Spoken Word on YouTube

                  Square Bullet   Women's History Month Reading

Square Bullet    Poetry Festival Performance


           Square Bullet    CHAPBOOK:  Plan B Press  (Alexandria, VA) just published Janet's third chapbook Day Laborers--Summer 2017.

           Square Bullet    Poetry South  (Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS) just published two of Janet's poems--Fall 2017.

           Square Bullet    In Plein Air Anthology  (Poetic License Press, Glencoe, Il) just published one of Janet's poems--Fall 2017.

           Square Bullet    Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands, Poetry Anthology just published two of Janet's poems--Summer 2017.

           Square Bullet    Straylight  (University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI) just published one of Janet's poems--Spring 2017.

           Square Bullet    Sin Fronteras / Writers without Borders  (Las Cruces, NM) just published one of Janet's poems--Spring 2017.

           Square Bullet    The Hollins Critic  (Hollins University, Roanoke, VA) just published one of Janet's poems--Winter 2017.


                      * Janet read her poems / performed / sang the spoken word in Mill Valley, CA--Fall 2017.

                      * Janet read her poems / performed / sang the spoken word in Taos, NM--Summer 2017.

                      * Janet's chapbook Dinner for Two is a quarter finalist in the 2015 Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize.


     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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