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Ja'net Danielo is the author of This Body I Have Tried to Write (forthcoming), winner of MAYDAY Magazine's 2022 Micro Chapbook Poetry Contest, 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 (ACLB) and the Telluride Institute's Fischer Prize, her poems have appeared in SWWIM Every Day, Parentheses Journal, The Shore, GASHER, Mid-American Review, 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. This year, her poem “Metastasis” will be on display at the Billie Jean King Main Library as part of the ACLB 2022 fellows' 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 and retreat series for women and gender nonbinary writers.  

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