Entering the Wild: Essays on Faith and Writing

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Award-winning and beloved poet, Jean Janzen, has written her memoir. Although she writes here in prose, Janzen's poetic voice is unmistakably present. And so she takes the reader with her into the depth and texture of what she has experienced.

Award-winning and beloved poet, Jean Janzen, has written her memoir. Although she writes here in prose, Janzen's poetic voice is unmistakably present. And so she takes the reader with her into the depth ...

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Overview

Award-winning and beloved poet, Jean Janzen, has written her memoir. Although she writes here in prose, Janzen's poetic voice is unmistakably present. And so she takes the reader with her into the depth and texture of what she has experienced.

Award-winning and beloved poet, Jean Janzen, has written her memoir. Although she writes here in prose, Janzen's poetic voice is unmistakably present. And so she takes the reader with her into the depth and texture of what she has experienced.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561487578
  • Publisher: Good Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Wiebe Janzen was born in Saskatchewan, was raised in the Midwestern United States, and now lives in Fresno, California. She was selected for The Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for her poetry. She completed her undergraduate studies at Fresno Pacific University and received a Master of Arts at California State University of Fresno. Collections of her poetry previously published by Good Books include Snake in the Parsonage (1995), Tasting the Dust (2000), and Piano in the Vineyard (2004). Her verse also has been collected in Words for the Silence (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, 1984) and The Upside-Down Tree (Henderson Books, 1992). Janzen’s poetry has been published in Poetry, Gettysburg Review, Prairie Schooner, Image, Christian Century, Poetry International,The Common Reader, The Great River Review, and Cincinnati Poetry Review. Among the poetry anthologies in which her poems appear are Highway 99:A Literary Journey Through California’s Great Central Valley (Heyday Books), What Will Suffice:Contemporary American Poets on the Art of Poetry (Peregrine Smith Books), and Elements of Faithful Writing (Pandora Press).

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