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Janet Holmes

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Janet Holmes is an award-winning poet and author of four books of poetry: F2F; Humanophone; The Green Tuxedo; and The Physicist at the Mall. Her awards include grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts, the Bush Foundation, the Loft-McKnight Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota Arts Board; the Minnesota Book Award, the Foreword Magazine Poetry Book of the Year award, the Chad Walsh Poetry Prize, the Pablo Neruda Award, and two inclusions in the Best American Poetry series; and fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, the Fondation Ledig-Rowholt (Switzerland), and Fundación Valparaíso (Spain). Since 1999 she has served as director and editor of Ahsahta Press, an all-poetry literary nonprofit press based at Boise State University ...more

Average rating: 4.26 · 120 ratings · 7 reviews · 6 distinct works
F2F

4.48 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2006
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The MS of M y Kin

3.88 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2009
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Green Tuxedo

4.24 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1998
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Humanophone

4.56 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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The Physicist at the Mall

4.29 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1993
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The Mysterious Path

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2015
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