Janet Kaplan will give a poetry performance at the Cornelia Street Cafe tonight at 6pm. The evening will also include poetry performances featuring Alexandra van de Kamp, Joanne McFarland, and Steve Caratzas.
Janet Kaplan is the author of The Groundnote, winner of the New York/New England competition from Alice James Books; The Glazier’s Country was the recipient of the 2002-2003 Poets Out Loud Prize from Fordham University Press; and Dreamlife of a Philanthropist, winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry and forthcoming in January from the University of Notre Dame Press. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships in poetry, including a poetry fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. A fourth collection of poetry, Ephemeris Time, is in progress, as is a novel, tentatively titled “The Desire of the Line.” She is Poet in Residence at Fordham University.