Janet Cannon's  Poetry Room at IsleWrite.com

Today's Poem Janet Cannon's poems have been published in many literary journals such as the Berkeley Poetry Review, G.W. Review, William & Mary Review, and Texas Review--among others. She is the author of the following three published book/chapbooks:  The Last Night in New York (Homeward Press), Percipience (Cross Cut Saw Press), and Day Laborers (Plan B Press).

Among other teaching experiences, Janet has taught oral history writing workshops at the NYC Public Library (Chelsea Branch); and she has taught English as a Second Language (ESL) at The New School in NYC, and community colleges in New York and New Mexico. Janet has been an editor at Scholastic Books, and a technical writer and editor for several high-tech corporations. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa where she also did graduate work.

For more information, see  About Janet's Poetry.

Where you see the ListenImage icon, audio is available.

Collected Poems
adirondack alarm clock ListenImage        at six thirty sharp ListenImage        autumn ListenImage        black rock       

bonus ListenImage        catching bugs        clouds ListenImage        crane flies ListenImage        fifth grade ListenImage

going home ListenImage        hail to the jellyfish ListenImage        harry ListenImage        high noon        interlude ListenImage

       life ListenImage        light ListenImage        maria ListenImage        neglected ListenImage        neighborhood mallards ListenImage

rush hour ListenImage        signing        space ListenImage        spring ListenImage        street walker        the future ListenImage

the primrose ListenImage        the sand ListenImage        the weaver ListenImage        town voyeur        tradition ListenImage

trebor ListenImage        two candles ListenImage        whenever ListenImage        would-be friend ListenImage

                  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

  • Janet's chapbook Day Laborers is included in the
    26th annual Poets House Showcase--Manhattan.

Square Bullet   PoetryXHunger.com  just published one of Janet's poems.

Square Bullet   Pinyon  (Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO) just published one of Janet's poems.

Square Bullet   Adanna Literary Journal  (Manasquan, NJ) just published one of Janet's poems.


Square Bullet   Indian River Review  (Indian River State College, FL) will publish two of Janet's poems----2022.

Square Bullet   PoetryXHunger.com  will publish/post one of Janet's poems----2022.


Square Bullet   San Francisco Poets Brigade Anthology (Kallatumba Press, CA)

Square Bullet   Take a Stand: Art Against Hate (Raven Chronicles Press, WA)

Square Bullet    Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction (Boston, MA)

Square Bullet    National Poetry Month Anthology (New Brunswick Library, NJ)

Square Bullet    Poetry Leaves Anthology (Waterford Library, MI)


Day Laborers
Janet's chapbook published by Plan B Press

Red Coyote
University of South Dakota, Vermillion

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

Sin Fronteras:
Writers without Borders, Las Cruces, NM

In Plein Air 
Poetic License Press, Glencoe, IL

Poetry South 
Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

William & Mary Review
College of William and Mary, VA

Sandy River Review
University of Maine, Farmington

The Hollins Critic 
 Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

Nuclear Impact:
Broken Atoms in Our Hands, Shabda Press, CA
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

Poets Brigade Anthology
San Francisco, CA

Curbside Splender
Chicago, IL

Tupelo Press
Couplet in The Million-Line Poem project

Janet Cannon, June 2019
(Photo by Jennifer Cannon-Unione)
* To learn more about some of Janet Cannon's poetry
    and publications, see:
About the Poetry

* To see some of Janet Cannon's poetry performance and
   publicity images, see:
Photos and Flyers

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