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Janet Bowdan


Current City, State, Country

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Massachusetts, USA


Janet Bowdan’s poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Poetry Superhighway, A Poet’s Siddur, Clade Song and elsewhere. The editor of Common Ground Review, she teaches at Western New England University and lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, with her husband, their son, a sneaky cat and a book-nibbling chinchilla.

Published Works

Making Progress (Finishing Line Press 2018)

Links to Sample Works

Current Title

Professor Western New England University


Undergraduate: B.A. from Tufts University, 1985
M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University, 1987
Ph.D. from the University of Denver, 1991

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