Janée J. Baugher
Janée J. Baugher holds a B.S. in Anatomy/Physiology and Chemistry from Boston University and an M.F.A. in Poetry from Eastern Washington University in Cheney. She has read at ArtsEdge and Bumbershoot, and her poems have appeared in Rattle, Ekphrasis, Art Access, Synapse, and elsewhere. During the academic year, she teaches Writing Poetry at the UW’s Experimental College and freelances as a book reviewer and editor. Her summers are spent in Michigan teaching Poetry and Fiction at Interlochen Center for the Arts. A dance based on her poem, “Ballet of the Woodpeckers,” will be presented at the University of Cincinnati in May 2004. Janée’s first collection of ekphrastic poems, Coordinates of Yes, is available through interlibrary loan from EWU. The poems included in Volume 8 of the Jack Straw Writers Anthology have been excerpted from her second collection, Distinguishing Dusk from Dawn.