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Janet Kuypers

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in Oak Lawn, The United States
June 22

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Chicago native Janet Kuypers is a professional performance artist and publisher, and is a writer, an art director, webmaster and photographer, running Scars Publications (http://scars.tv), where she edits two literary magazines ("cc&d" and "Down in the Dirt"), releasing books, chapbooks, lists performance art shows and releases videos. She was even the final featured poetry performer of 15 poets with a 10-minute feature at the 2006 Society of Professional Journalism Expo's Chicago Poetry Showcase. This certified minister is even the reverend.

She sang with the acoustic bands "Mom's Favorite Vase" and "Weeds and Flowers", and on occasion she still performs in "the Second Axing", and does music sampling. Kuypers has over 90 books of her po
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Prominent Pen

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Art is not Meant to be Touched

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Bare Minimum

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Live at Cafe Aloha

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Hope Chest in the Attic

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1993
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Post-Apocalyptic

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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Woman.

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1997
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It is hardly fair for the author to "review" a book they have written, but it has been a wonderful experience going to open mics and reading portions of this book to live audiences recently. The web page for this book lists not only links to all of t ...more
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This is a collection of poems written (from 2012-2015) for every element in the Periodic Table (plus bonus element poems, and bonus poems about some compouds) from Janet Kuypers. During the year she wrote thee poems, all of her Chicago poetry feature ...more
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(pheromemes) 2015-2017 show poems by Janet Kuypers
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All of the short poems also have YouTube video links after the poems, and since we did a book release feature in Chicago the day the book was released (with 40+ poems - mostly haiku poems - read by assorted people to music), I have updated the book c ...more
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Under the Sea by Jant Kuypers
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This is a fun book of images of many animals around the globe. The poem in the book is about all sorts of aquatic animals, and it's an entertaining read... For the price (for a full color picture book, it's a great price!) it's a great little book to ...more
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Burn Through Me by Janet Kuypers
Burn Through Me
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This is an interesting collection of Kuypers' writing that has been preformed (either on Cd or life) with music from Francois Le Roux - the HA!Man of South Africa. Some of the pieces in the book were actually written for their huge show i Chicago 10/ ...more
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