Janeen Pergrin Rastall


Marquette, MI
Michigan US

Author's Bio

Janeen Rastall is the author of In the Yellowed House(dancing girl press 2014), Objects May Appear Closer (Celery City Chapbook,2015) and Heart Radicals with Allie Marini, Sandra Marchetti and Les Kay (ELJ Publications, 2016). Her poetry has appeared in several publications including: The Raleigh Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Heron Tree and The Fourth River. She was awarded a writing residency at Sundress Academy for the Arts in 2016.

Publications & Prizes

Here, Women Writing on Michigan's Upper Peninsula (Michigan State University Press, 2015)
Not Somewhere Else But Here (Sundress Publications, 2014)
Forgetting Home: Poems About Alzheimer's (Barefoot Muse Press, 2013)
The Way North Collected Upper Peninsula New Works (Wayne State University Press, 2013)
Heart Radicals (ELJ Publications, 2016)
In the Yellowed House (Dancing Girl Press, 2014)
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Her chapbook, Objects May Appear Closer won the 2015 Celery City Chapbook Contest. She has been nominated by Wayne State University Press(2013) and Border Crossing (2014) for a Pushcart Prize.the museum of americana nominated her for a 2014 Best of the Net Award.

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Last update: Feb 24, 2017