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About the author

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Janée J. Baugher, MFA is the author of the only craft book of its kind, The Ekphrastic Writer: Creating Art-Influenced Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction, as well as two ekphrastic poetry collections, Coördinates of Yes and The Body’s Physics. She’s been a featured poet at the Library of Congress and on Seattle Channel TV, and was a judge for the 2023 “Frame to Frames” ekphrastic poetry film prize (Fotogenia Festival in Mexico City). As a collaborator, she has had poems adapted for the stage and set to music at Interlochen Center for the Arts (Michigan), University of Cincinnati, Contemporary Dance Theatre (Ohio), Dance Now! Ensemble (Florida), Otterbein University, and University of North Carolina-Pembroke, to name a few. Baugher is an assistant editor at Boulevard magazine and the recipient of a 2024 CityArtist grant from the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. She won the 2023 Tupelo Press Dorset Prize for her poetry manuscript, "The Andrew Wyeth Chronicles," to be published early in 2026.

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