Interview with Janet Jennings by Neshama Franklin





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Published on Jun 20, 2014

Marin Poets Live! (http://www.marinlibrary.org/events-an...) is a public access television monthly show presented by Marin County Free Library (http://www.marinlibrary.org/) and features host Neshama Franklin, who works at the Fairfax Branch Library. The show introduces local Marin poets and delves into their reasons for writing and the influence that living in Marin County has had on their poetry.

In each interview, Neshama spends time eliciting background from each poet as well as offering her insights into the poems that each guest reads aloud.

This interview with Janet Jennings aired Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 7:30pm.

The monthly show appears the second Thursday of each month at 7:30pm PST. Check the Community Media Center of Marin for schedules (http://cmcm.tv/community-schedule).

Janet Jennings Biography
Janet Jennings is the author of Traces in Water. The poem "Room With Girl", from that collection, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her work has appeared in Agni, Nimrod, Spillway, Shenandoah, and TriQuarterly, among others.

A Marin resident since 1986, Janet has lived on a houseboat in Sausalito, in the hills of Mill Valley, by the beach in Bolinas, and now resides in San Anselmo, where she lives with her husband and twin daughters. For twenty years she owned and ran Sunspire Natural Foods. She sold her business in order to slow down and spend more time reading and writing poetry.

2010 - Pushcart Prize Nominee

2010 - Traces in Water

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