Janet Krauss

Poet

585 Gilman Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605-3634
Phone: 
203-333-7779

Author's Bio

Nature, interactions with people,art and teaching make my life purposeful, including mentoring Bridgeport school children.

An excerpt from my poem "Depending on Light":

On the most overcast of days
it skims the water
or remains a steady sheen.
A serenity one tries to assume,
the clouds kind in summer,
patient in winter.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Borrowed Scenery (Yuganta Press, 2005)
,
A Pamphlet of Poems (Palanquin Press, 1995)
Journals:
California State Poetry Quarterly
,
Chaffin Journal
,
Dickinson Review
,
Green Hills Literary Lantern
, ,
Offerings
,
Painted Hills Review
,
Parting Gifts
,
Rockhurst Review
,
Sand Hill Review
, ,
Talking River Review
,
Prizes won: 

Adjunct Award of the Year, Fairfield University, 2006
Triton College Prize, 1979

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Wild Braid by Stanley Kunitz, Collecte Poems by W.B. Yeats, Benediction by Kent Haruf

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Children, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Cambridge
Raised in: 
Roxbury, MA
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Last update: Jun 08, 2013