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ABOUT

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Ja'net Danielo is the author of This Body I Have Tried to Write, winner of the MAYDAY 2022 Poetry Micro Chapbook Editors' Choice Award, and The Song of Our Disappearing (2021), a winner of the Paper Nautilus Debut Series Chapbook Contest. A recipient of a Professional Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council for Long Beach and the Telluride Institute's Fischer Prize, her poems have appeared in Frontier Poetry, Mid-American Review, GASHER, Radar Poetry, and elsewhere. In 2021, her poem “The Fact of Things” was selected for We Have Always Been Here, a group exhibition on reimagination and restoration at the Arts Council for Long Beach. Currently, her poem “Metastasis” is on display at the Billie Jean King Main Library as part of the group exhibition Impermanence: Stories of Rupture and Repair. Originally from Queens, NY, Ja'net teaches at Cerritos College and lives in Long Beach, CA, where she facilitates Word Women, a free virtual poetry workshop series for cancer patients and survivors.

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