Janice D. Rubin


1430 Willamette #190
Eugene, OR 97401

Author's Bio

Janice D. Rubin is a counselor and educator. She received her M.S. from the University of Oregon and her B.A. in English Literature. Her poems have been published in CIRQUE: A Literary Journal for the North Pacific Rim, Red River Review, the Austin International Poetry Anthology, Tiger’s Eye Poetry Journal, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, The Quizzical Chair Anthology, It Demands a Wildness of Me (Uttered Chaos Press, 2018), among others. She was nominated for the Pushcart Poetry Prize in 2008. Her first full length book of poems, Tin Coyote (Blue Light Press, 2017), was nominated for the 2019 Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry. She was a finalist for the Blue Light Book Award, 2017. She has taught at Oregon State University and currently teaches at Lane Community College in Eugene. She's the author of Transcending Damnation Creek Trail & Other Poems (Flutter Press, 2010) and Tin Coyote (Blue Light Press, 2017).

Publications & Prizes

Austin International Poetry Festival Anthology (Austin International Poetry Festival, 2017)
It Demands A Wildness Of Me (Uttered Chaos Press, 2017)
150th Eugene Anniversary Poetry Anthology (Arrowhead, 2012)
The Quizzical Chair Anthology (Uttered Chaos Press, 2009)
Compilation and Completion (elizaPress, 2007)
Digging (elizaPress, 2007)
Herstory (elizaPress, 2007)
HIMS (elizaPress, 2007)
New Beginnings (elizaPress, 2007)
Tin Coyote (Blue Light Press, 2017)
Transcending Damnation Creek Trail & Other Poems (Flutter Press, 2010)
Tiger's Eye Press
Arabesques Review
Flutter Poetry Journal
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Rattlesnake Review
Red River Review
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Nominated for a Pushcart Prize in December, 2008.

 Nominated for the Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry, 2019

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Campbell River, BC
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Portland, OR
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Last update: Jan 28, 2020