Janet Krauss


Bridgeport, CT
Connecticut US

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

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

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Children, Teenagers
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Roxbury, MA
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Last update: Jun 08, 2013