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Janet E. Kaplan

Adjunct Associate Professor of English


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


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 Email her at engjek[at] or at AMP[at]

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
CRWR 134 POETRY WRITING Undergraduate
CRWR 138 (CP) CREATIVE ONLINE Undergraduate
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