Hometown: Seattle, WA
Dates in Sitka: 2012-04
Janée Baugher holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. Her influences include the visual arts and the natural sciences, and her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have been widely published. Collaboratively, Baugher’s poetry has been adapted for dance and set to music at University of Cincinnati, Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan, and Dance Now! Ensemble in Florida. Baugher is the author of the collection of ekphrastic and travel poems, Coördinates of Yes (Ahadada Books), and in 2011 she presented her work at the Library of Congress. An associate editor for StringTown magazine, Baugher lives in Seattle where she teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Richard Hugo Literary House and University of Phoenix. During her residency, she’ll be working on a collection of water-themed lyric essays.