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Janet E. Kaplan

Adjunct Associate Professor of English


Degrees

MFA, 1995, Sarah Lawrence Coll; BA, 1979, CUNY Herbert H Lehman Coll


Bio

Janet Kaplan is the author The Groundnote (Alice James Books); The Glazier’s Country, winner of the 2003 Poets Out Loud Prize from Fordham University Press; and Dreamlife of a Philanthropist, winner of the 2011 Ernest Sandeen Prize from the University of Notre Dame Press. Her work has been published in The Paris Review, Denver Quarterly, American Letters & Commentary, and many others, in print and online. She published and edited Red Glass Books, an independent chapbook series, from 2011-2015. As Adjunct Associate Professor, she teaches poetry in Hofstra’s undergraduate and MFA creative writing programs and is Editor in Chief of AMP, a national digital literary magazine whose inaugural issue will go live in Spring, 2016. Find Janet on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/janet.kaplan3. Email her at engjek[at]hofstra.edu or at AMP[at]hofstra.edu.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
CRWR 133 (CP) GENERAL CREATIVE WRITING Undergraduate
CRWR 134 POETRY WRITING Undergraduate
CRWR 184C (CP) CREATIVITY: AN INTRO Undergraduate
CRWR 185K POETRY WRTG:INVENTION&SURPRISE Undergraduate
CRWR 188E EXPERIMENTAL POETRY Undergraduate
CRWR 190D IMITATION & DISCOVERY Undergraduate
CRWR 291P FRANKENSTEINS WRTNG:HYBRID FRM Graduate
CRWR 303 M.F.A. PROJECT Graduate
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