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Writing Out Loud: Janine Harrison
September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Writing Out Loud author series continues with author Janine Harrison. Harrison wrote the poetry collection, Weight of Silence (Wordpool Press, 2019) and chapbook, If We Were Birds (Locofo Chaps, 2017); her travel memoir/guidebook, Turning 50 on El Camino de Santiago: A Solo Woman’s Travel Adventure is forthcoming (2021). Her work has also appeared in Veils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women, Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers, A&U, Gyroscope Review, and other publications. She teaches creative writing at Calumet College of St. Joseph, freelance writes, and serves as a teaching artist and activist throughout Chicagoland. Formerly, Janine was a Highland (IN) Poet Laureate, an Indiana Writers’ Consortium president, and a poetry reviewer for The Florida Review. She lives with her husband, fiction writer Michael Poore, and daughter, Jianna, in Northwest Indiana.
Writing Out Loud was created in 1984 with a grant from Indiana Humanities. Since then, more than 140 authors have appeared at the library. Programs are supported with funds by the Patrons of Writing Out Loud, Michigan City Public Library Endowment Fund and Friends of the Library.