August 4, 2022

Janine Harrison wrote the memoir/guidebook, Turning 50 on El Camino de Santiago: A Solo Woman’s Travel Adventure (Rivette Press, 2021), poetry collection, Weight of Silence (Wordpool Press, 2019) and chapbook, If We Were Birds (Locofo Chaps, 2017).  Her work has also appeared in Haiku for HikersVeils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of WomenNot Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana WritersA&UGyroscope Review, and other publications. She teaches creative writing at Calumet College of St. Joseph and serves as a Highland Arts Council member, a teaching artist, and an activist. Formerly, Janine was a Highland Poet Laureate, an Indiana Writers’ Consortium leader, and a poetry reviewer for The Florida Review. She lives with her husband, fiction writer Michael Poore, and artist daughter, Jianna, in Northwest Indiana.