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Janet Sternburg

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Janet Sternburg is a writer of memoir, essays, poetry and plays, as well as a fine-art photographer. Her books include two memoirs, White Matter: A Memoir of Family and Medicine (Hawthorne Books) and Phantom Limb: A Meditation on Memory (University of Nebraska Press and Foreverland Press), as well as the classic two volumes of The Writer on Her Work (W.W. Norton) described by Poets & Writers as "groundbreaking...a landmark," and Optic Nerve: Photopoems (Red Hen Press).

White Matter (September, 2015) has been selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the "BIG INDIE BOOKS OF FALL."

Her work in theatre and film has included directing and producing films, among them the award-winning "Virginia Woolf: The Moment Whole" and "El Teatro Campesino
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OPTIC NERVE

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