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About Janet McAdams

Janet McAdams joined the Kenyon faculty in 2001 as the first Robert P. Hubbard Professor of Poetry.
She is the author of two collections of poetry, The Island of Lost Luggage, which won the American Book Award in 2001 and Feral. Her most recent book, the novel Red Weather, was published by Arizona in 2012. With Geary Hobson and Kathryn Walkiewicz ('02), she edited the anthology The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing after Removal (Oklahoma, 2009).
In addition to the courses she teaches in creative writing and environmental literature, her interests include feral children, Integral Yoga, queer theory, dystopic and apocalyptic fiction, crosscultural poetics, fairtrade chocolate, and the lives of nonhuman animals.


Present Robert P. Hubbard Professor in Poetry, Kenyon College

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P: (740) 427-5206
Sunset Cottage 206


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