Janet Kauffman

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Janet Kauffman (born June 10, 1945)[1] is an American novelist, poet, and mixed media artist.


Kauffman was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She has taught in the English Department at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in Ypsilanti, Michigan since 1988.[2] She received her PhD from University of Chicago in 1972.[2]


Poetry collections
  • Writing Home, with Jerome McGann (Coldwater Press, 1978)
  • The Weather Book (Texas Tech University Press, 1981)
  • Where the World Is (Montparnasse Press, 1988)
  • Five on Fiction (Burning Deck Press, 2004)
  • oh corporeal (Coldwater Press, 2010)
Story collections
  • Places in the World a Woman Could Walk (Knopf, 1983)
  • Obscene Gestures for Women (Knopf, 1989)
  • Characters on the Loose (Graywolf, 1997)
  • Trespassing: Dirt Stories & Field Notes (stories and essays) (Wayne State University Press, 2008)
  • Collaborators (Knopf, 1986)
  • The Body in Four Parts (Graywolf, 1994)
  • Rot (New Issues, 2001)



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