Janine Canan  Bibliography

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MY MILLENNIUM: Culture, Spirituality, and the Divine Feminine, by Janine Canan, illustrated by Cristina Biaggi, cover art by Barbara Brooker, foreword by Laura Amazzone, published by Regent Press, Berkeley, 2015, 121 pages. Available at Amazon

MYSTISCHES GLUCK/ MYSTIC BLISS is a collection of  inspiring poems by Janine Canan, translated by Peter K Geiger into German, published by Emily Dickinson Press in a bilingual edition, 2015, 108 pages. Available at Amazon USA & Europe for $5.5 and in English-only on Kindle.

Garland of Love, by Mata Amritanandamayi, edited by Janine Canan, Mata Amritanandmayi Center, San Ramon CA, 2013, 124 pages with three illustrations.

Mensajes de Amma, edited by Janine Canan, 13 color photographs, Alfaomega/Gaia Editions, Madrid, 2012, 192 pages.

Ardor: Poems of Life, Pilgrims Press, Varanasi, 2012, 250 pages.

Under the Azure: Poems of Francis Jammes, translator, Littlefox Press, Melbourne, 2010, 194 pages.

Walk Now in Beauty: The Legend of Changing Woman, llustrated by Ernest Posey, Regent Press, Berkeley, 2007, 38 pages. Second edition trilingual in English, Spanish & Japanese, 2010.

Goddesses, Goddesses: Essays by Janine Canan, Regent Press, Oakland CA,  2007, 250 pages.

Journeys with Justine, illustrated by Cristina Biaggi, Regent Press, Oakland CA, 2007, 165 pages (Longstoryshort’s “Story of the Month” for “A Good Laugh”).

Messages from Amma: In the Language of the Heart, editor, 13 color photographs, Celestial Arts, Berkeley CA, 2004, 192 pages (Spirituality and Health’s “Best Spiritual Books 2004”).

In the Palace of Creation: Selected Works 1969—1999, illustrated by Meagan Shapiro, Scars Publications, Chicago IL, 2003, 145 pages.

Changing Woman, Scars Publications, Chicago IL, 2000, 172 pages (Small Press Review’s “Pick of the Month,” Poetalk Quarterly Award for “The Stones,” Artists Embassy International First Prize for “Sarangi Sorrow”).

The Rhyme of the Ag-ed Mariness: Last Poems of Lynn Lonidier, editor, Station Hill Press, Barrytown NY, 2000,
112 pages.

Star in My Forehead: Selected Poems by Else Lasker-Schüler, translator & editor, Holy Cow! Press, Duluth MN, 2000, 123 pages (Book Sense “Pick,” City Lights “Poetry Favorite”).

Love, Enter, Open Bone Press, Port Angeles WA, 1998, 28 pages.

Goddess Poems, Sagittarius Press, Port Townsend WA, 1997, 20 pages, letterpress.

She Rises like the Sun: Invocations of the Goddess by Contemporary American Women Poets, editor, The Crossing Press, Freedom CA, 1989, 226 pages (1990 Susan Koppelman Award for Best Edited Feminist Work).

Her Magnificent Body, New & Selected Poems, Manroot Press, San Francisco CA, 1986, 107 pages (American Poetry Association Award for “Conversation”).

Shapes of Self, Emily Dickinson Press, Berkeley CA, 1982, 109 pages.

Daughter, illustrated by Donna Brookman, Emily Dickinson Press, Berkeley Ca, 1981, 43 pages.

Who Buried the Breast of Dreams, Emily Dickinson Press, Berkeley CA, 1981, 45 pages (Pushcart Prize Nominee for “Childhood”).

Of Your Seed, Oyez Press, Berkeley CA, 1977, 60 pages (National Endowment for the Arts Publication Grant).

 

Anthologies

Comfort Prayers, edited by June Cotner (Korean translation), Naytae Media, Korea, 2015: “To Life,” “Suffering Arrives with a Gift.”

Back to Joy: Little Reminders to Help Us Through Tough Times, edited by June Cotner, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2014:  “Constant Change” and “Nature’s Example” by Amma; “The Treasure,” and “This Moment.”

Get Well Wishes, edited by June Cotner, Viva Editions, Berkeley, 2014: “Reflect.”

Fightin Words, edited by Judith Cody, Kim McMillon & Claire Ortalda, PEN/Heyday, 2014
“We Are the Women,” “Blessed.”

Francis Jammes: On the Life & Work of a 20th Century Master, edited by Kathryn Nürnberger & Bruce Whiteman, Pleiades Press, University of Central Missouri, 2014: “Poet of the Pyrenees.”

Garden Blessings: Poems, Prayers and Prose Celebrating the Love of Gardening, edited by June Cotner, Viva Editions, Berkeley, 2014: “My Beloved,” “Honored Bees,” “Lovely Camellia.”

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Teaching, and Critical Reflection, edited by Colleen Harris, McFarland, Jefferson NC, 2014: “Calling the Goddess.”

Persephone’s Kiss: Illustrated Poems & Comics about the Underworld and Undead, edited by Shirl Sazynski, 2014: “Love” by Mirabai (translation).

Stepping into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses, edited by Anne Key and Candace Kant, Goddess Ink, Las Vegas, 2014: “Inanna’s Chant,” “House of the Vestals,” “Centuries.”

Toasts: The Perfect Words to Celebrate Every Occasion, edited by June Cotner & Nancy Ling, Viva Editions, Berkeley, 2014: 5 excerpts from Ardor, Poems of Life.

We’Moon 2014: Radical Balance, edited by We’Moon collective, Mother Tongue Ink, Wolf Creek OR, 2014: “Causes,” “Returning,” “Today.”

Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems & Prose for Everyday Thankfulness, edited by June Cotner, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, 2013; ‘This Body,” “No Other Joy” by Francis Jammes (translation).

Light the Flame: 365 Days of Prayer, edited by Andrew Harvey, Hay House, Carlsbad CA, 2013: “Beloved” “Offering,” “Great Stream,” “Cosmic.” Also translations of Francis Jammes: “Prayer to Be Simple,” “Oh My Guardian Angel,” “Prayer to Praise God,” and “Prayer to Confess One’s Ignorance.”

In the Spirit of We'Moon: Celebrating 30 years, edited by Musawa et al, Mother Tongue Ink, Estacada OR, 2011: "Oh, Earth," "Her Magic," "In India, Amma," "Is This Heaven."

Beatitude: Golden Anniversary 1959—2009, edited by Latif Harris and Neeli Cherkovski, published by Latif Harris, San Francisco CA, 2009: "Dear Body," "Rexroth's Funeral," "The Last Supper."

Held in Love, edited by Molly Young Brown and Carolyn Treadway, Psychosynthesis Press, Mt Shasta CA, 2009: "Held in Her Love," "Song to My Mother."

Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan, Ballantine Books, New York NY, 2007: "Farewell" by Else Lasker-Schüler (translation).

Miracles of Motherhood, edited by June Cotner, Hachette, New York NY, 2007: "Motherhood" and "Never Ending Stream" (from Messages from Amma).

Where We Find Ourselves: Jewish Women around the World Write about Home, SUNY Press, Albany NY, 2007: "Homesick" by Else Lasker-Schüler (translation).

The Poets' Encyclopedia, www.poetsencyclopedia.com, 2/7/2007: "A Poet's Journey."

We’Moon ’07: Gaia Rhythms for Womyn/  We’Moon on the Wall 2007/ We’Moon Greeting Cards, Mother Tongue Ink, Estacada OR: “Teachers Everywhere” (pg. 49), “Open, Heart” (pg. 173), “Radioactive Empire” (pg. 185).

Forever in Love: A Poetry Celebration of Love & Marriage, edited by June Cotner, Andrews McMeel, 2006: “My Heart,” selections from  Star in My Forehead:  Selected  Poems by Else Lasker-Schüler (translations).

Pocket Prayers, edited by June Cotner, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2006: “Dancing.”

Get Well Wishes: Prayers, Poems and Blessings, edited by June Cotner, Loyola Press, 2005: “Reflect.”

Parent Blessings, edited by June Cotner, 2005: “Never Ending Stream” from  Messages from Amma: In the Language of the Heart.

Comfort Prayers: Prayers to Comfort, Encourage & Inspire, edited by June Cotner, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City MO, 2004: “Suffering Arrives with a Gift,” “To Life.”

Mirror Mirror: Reflections on the Way We Look, edited by Isabel Duke, Midmarch Arts Press, New York NY, 2004: “Dear Body” (pg 75).

Queen of My Self: Women Stepping into Sovereignty in Midlife (Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention), Donna Henes, Marlowe & Co., New York NY, 2004:  Excerpt from “Dear Body.”

She Is Everywhere, edited by Lucia Birnbaum, iuniverse, 2004.

Urgent Care for the World, edited by Jennifer Bosveld, Pudding House, Johnstown OH, 2004: “And I Release You.”

The Hundredth Woman, Kate Green, iuniverse, 2003: “Reflect.”

Women Celebrate the Gift in Every Moment, edited by Elizabeth Welles, Peace Communications, Ojai CA, 2003: “Dear Body.”

WomanPrayers: Prayers by Women from Throughout History and Around the World, edited by Mary Ford-Gabrovsky, HarperSF, 2003: “Beautiful One,” “The Stars” (by Simone Weil, translation).

We’Moon 2003: Gaia Rhythms for Womyn, Mother Tongue Ink, Estacada OR: “Is This Heaven,” “Who Can Imagine You,” “Changing Woman.”

We’Moon 2002: Gaia Rhythms for Womyn, Mother Tongue Ink, Estacada OR: “Amma.”

The Largeness the Small is Capable Of, edited by Crag Hill, SCORE Publications, Moscow ID, 2001: “Oh Mother” (pg. 12).

We’Moon 2001: Gaia Rhythms for Womyn, Mother Tongue Ink, Estacada OR: “Her Magic” (pg. 39). Also in We’Moon 2001 Wall Calendar.

Animal Blessings: Prayers and Poems to Honor Animals, edited by June Cotner, Harper, San Francisco CA, 2000: “Bird Mother” (pg. 71).

Get Well Wishes: Prayers and Poems to Wish You Well, edited by June Cotner, Harper, San Francisco CA, 2000: “Reflect” (pg. 116).

Contemporary Authors #181, edited by Joyce Nakamura, The Gale Group, Farmington Hills, MI, June, 1999:
“Janine Canan, 1942—.”

Return of the Goddess, 2000 Engagement Calendar, edited by Burleigh Muten, Stewart, Tabori, Chang, New York NY, 1999: “In Your Miracle” (December, June) .

In the Footsteps of the Goddess: Personal Stories, edited and illustrated by Cristina Biaggi, Knowledge, Ideas & Trends, Manchester CT, 2000.

Her Words: A Poetry Anthology About the Great Goddess, edited by Burleigh Muten, Shambhala Publications, Boston MA, 1999): “I, Inanna,” “Radioactive,” “The Goddesses,” “Oh Kali,” “Mother Dawning,” “At the Vulva Stone”
(pp. 15, 76, 123, 175, & 223 ).

Return of the Goddess, 1999 Engagement Calendar, edited by Burleigh Muten, Stewart, Tabori, Chang, New York NY, 1999: “Birth,” “Dear Body” (March).

Thus Spake the Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader, 1988—1999, edited by Andrei Codrescu, Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara CA, 1999: “James Broughton, the Love Guru” (pg. 208).

To Honor A Teacher, edited by Jeffrey Spoden, Andrews McMeel, Kansas City MO, 1999: “The Teachers”
(pgs. 101-102 ).

We’Moon ‘99: Gaia Rhythms for Womyn, Mother Tongue Ink, Estacada OR, 1999: “Reflect” (9/13).

Detours II: Fiction of Travel by Land, Air, Sea and Mind, edited by Cris Goodwin and Bob Roberts, Lonesome Traveller Publishing, Madison WI, 1998: “Samsara” (pg. 56).

Heal Your Soul, Heal the World, edited by June Cotner, Andrews McMeel, Kansas City MO, 1998: “The Golden Arrow” (pg. 9).

Return of the Goddess, 1998 Engagement Calendar, edited by Burleigh Muten, Stewart, Tabori, Chang, New York NY, 1998: “Inanna” (March).

Of Frogs and Toads, edited by Jill Carpenter, Ione Press, Sewanee TN, 1998: “Frog” (pg. 52).

Sirius Verse, edited by Bradley Strahan and Shirley Sullivan, Black Dog Press, Arlington VA, 1998: “Dog at the Shore.”

We'moon '98: Wise Womyn Ways, edited by Bethroot Gwynn, We'moon, Estacada OR, 1998: “Revelations at Thalheim” (December 22).

From the Realm of the Ancestors: Essays in Honor of Marija Gimbutas, edited by Joan Marler, Knowledge Ideas & Trends, Manchester CT, 1997: “Goddesses, Goddesses: From Archeology to Poetry of the Feminine” (pg. 552).

Its All The Rage! Poems About Suicide and Its Alternatives, Andrew Mountain Press, Hartford CT, 1997: “Return to Life” (pg. 14 ).

Least Loved Beasts of the Really Wild West, edited by Terril and Yvette Shorb, Native West Press, Prescott AZ, 1997: “Jay Joy” (pg. 61).

Prayers to Protest: Poems that Center and Bless Us, edited by Jennifer Bosveld, Pudding House, Johnstown OH, 1997: “Sarangi Sorrow,” “And I Release You,” “Cliff’s Edge,” “Bird Mother” (pgs. 86, 88, 94, 101 ).

American Poets Say Good-bye to the Twentieth Century, edited by Andrei Codrescu, Four Walls Eight Windows, New York NY, 1996: “A Woman Meditates on the Turning of the Sixtieth Century” (pg. 52).

The Divine Feminine, Exploring the Feminine Face of God Around the World, edited by Anne Baring and Andrew Harvey, Conari Press, Emeryville CA, 1996: “Our Lady,” "Cliff's Edge" (pg. 184).

Hard Love: Writings on Intimacy and Violence, edited by Elizabeth Claman, Queen of Swords Press, Eugene OR, 1996: "My Treasure Box,” "Offering My Tears" (pg. 239).

A Watch of Angels: Violetta Books 1996 Poetry Anthology, edited by Kathleen Gilbert, Violetta Books, Springfield MA, 1996: "Not Having a Child" (pg.21), "One Being" (pg. 6).

Collected Poems; Marrowstone Poets and Friends, edited by Pat Britt and Gwen Moore, Turtle Press, Marrowstone WA, 1995: “One Being,” “Madrona Mother,” “Two Eagles,” “Snowfall,” "Starlings” (Pg. 13).

We'moon '94 Gaia Calendar, edited by Musawa, We'Moon, Estacada OR, 1993: “Goddesses” (for January 7), “Dear Body” (for August 4).

We Speak for Peace, edited by Ruth Jacobs, Knowledge Ideas & Trends, Manchester CT, 1993: “Fathers’ Night” (pg. 178).

We'moon '93, Gaia Calendar, edited by Musawa, We'moon, Estacada OR, 1992: “Weeping for Joy” (for April 30).

In the West of Ireland, edited by Martin Enright, Enright House, Lisselton, Ireland, 1992.

We'moon '91, Gaia Calendar, edited by Musawa, We'moon, Estacada, OR, 1990: “This Ground” (for November 3).

Mirrors of Silver, Mirrors of Lead: Stories by Women, Aporia Publishing, New Brunswick NJ, 1990. “Martina” (pg. 5), “Orlando” (pg. 51).

The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness, by Maureen Murdock, Shambhala Publications, Boston, 1990: “The Descent of Inanna” (excerpt) (pg. 102).

She Rises like the Sun: Invocations of the Goddess by Contemporary American Woman Poets, edited by Janine Canan, The Crossing Press, Freedom CA, 1989: “Inanna’s Descent,” “Creation,” “Dear Body,” “Our Lady” (pg. 10).

Up Late: American Poetry Since 1970, edited by Andrei Codrescu, Four Walls Eight Windows, New York NY, 1987: “She is Carefully Stepping Over the Important Communications,” “I turned on the Hot Water,” “Dear Body,” “Diagnosis” (pg. 308).

State of Peace: The Women Speak, edited by Natasha Borovsky, Florence Miller, Mary Rudge & Elaine Starkman, Gull Books, New York NY, 1987: “Singing” (pg. 61).

The New Poet's Anthology, Cherryable Brother's Publishing, Garden City NY, 1987: “Panther in New York.”

Practicing Angels: A Contemporary Anthology of San Francisco Bay Area Poetry, edited by Michael Mayo, Seismograph Publications, San Francisco CA, 1986: “It's Her Birthday,” “A Woman, Head on Her Belly,”“The Mother Cooks the Soup” (pg. 24).

New Lesbian Writing: An Anthology, edited by Margaret Cruikshank, Grey Fox Press, San Francisco CA, 1984: “Once Upon a Time There Were Two Sisters,” “Emily Dickinson Is Staying at Home” (pg. 35).

New England Poetry Engagement Book 1983, Yellow Umbrella Press, Chatham MA, 1982: “Emily Dickinson is Staying at Home” (for July 17-23).

Women Poets of the World, edited by Joanna Bankier and Dierdre Lashgari, Macmillan, New York NY, 1983: “Young Girl” by Ricarda Huch (translation) (pg. 203).

San Diego Poet's Press III, edited by Kathleen Iddings, La Jolla CA, 1982: “Inverness in April” (pg. 37).

New Directions 42: An International Anthology of Poetry & Prose, edited by James Laughlin, New Directions Publishing, New York NY, 1981: “Healing” (pg. 69).

Anthology of Underground Poetry, edited by Herman Berlandt, Poet’s Commune Publications, Berkeley CA, 1971: “#1— 4” (section 12); “Sidney,” “Life is Plain,” “Night” (section 15).

Pointing Outward, edited by Peter Dale Scott, West Coast Print Center, Berkeley CA, 1969: “i have asked,” “you lie,” “she said,” “sid-ney.”


Periodicals

Ann Arbor Review #12, annarborreview.net, Spring 2013: “Victory.”

Belleville Park Pages, bellevilleparkpages.com, Paris & London, 2013: “Blood and Honey.”

Feminism and Religion, feminismandreligion.com, 10/27/2013: “The Visit,” “On Her Breath,” “Only Once.”

Femspec XIII #2, Cleveland Heights OH, 2013: “The Difference.”

Lalitamba #3, New York NY, 2013: “The Saint,” “Call of Release,” “Ever Flowing,” “Migration,” “Witness,” “Words,” “Absolute Love.”

Poetry Nook Magazine, Plum White Press, NYC, October 2013: “Aware.”

RFD Magazine #155, Hadley MA, Fall 2013: “James Broughton, Love’s Guru.”

Synchronized Chaos, synchchaos.com, February 2013: “Crucifixion of a Woman,” “O Star,” “Body and Soul,” “Meditation,” “Path,” “Knowledge,”

Tower Journal, towerjournal.com, January 2013: “The Sacrifice,” “Lunch at the Depot Hotel,” “Awaken,” “We Are All Teachers,” “Offerings,” “Silence,” “The Desire,” “The Last Laugh,” “Seeker,” “Melody.”

Amma’s Forest Dwellers, afd.typepad.com, January 2012: “The Saint,” “That Moment,” “Divine Mother,” “Dance of Love.”

Beliefnet, beliefnet.com, “Queen of My Self” by Donna Hennes, July 2012: “Queens Everywhere.”

Eternal Haunted Summer,  www.eternalhauntedsummer.com, Spring 2012: “Inanna, Queen of the Universe” and “Ever Flowing.”

FeminismandReligionBlog.com, December 2012: “Mystery.”

FeminismandReligionBlog.com, August 2012: “Her Name.”

Goddess Priestess, wwwgoddesspriestess.com, October 2012: “Her Name.”

Journal of Archeomythology, www.archaeomythology.org , January 2012: "Goddess in the Museum," "Song to My Mother," "Mystery," "Ever Flowing," "In Your Miracle," "Tara," "Seeker," "Melody," "Teachers," and "Flame."

Synchronized Chaos, www.synchchaos April 2012: "Laureates," "Introduction to Writing a Poem," and "Others."

Endangered Species, www.endangeredspecieswomen.org June 2011: "Young Women."

Moon Woman Rising, moonwomanrising.com, June 2011: "Holy Beam."

Beliefnet, beliefnet.com, "Queen of My Self" by Donna Hennes, July 2012: "Queens Everywhere."

Exquisite Corpse, www.corpse.org, October 2010: "Contemplating 2010."

Synchronized Chaos, www.synchchaos, February 2010: "Passion of Georgia O'Keeffe," "My Beloved," "The Birth," "Dear Body," "Prayer to Love Sorrow" by Francis Jammes (translation).

The Journal of Hindu Studies, Oxford University Press, England, 2010: excerpts from "Mira and Krishna" in "Mirabai Comes to America: The Translation and Transformation of a Saint" by Nancy Martin.

Bulletin du Lotus No. 3, déesse.feminin-sacre.org, Beltane 2009: "Le Chant d'Inanna," traduction/adaptation Moryane.

Exquisite Corpse, www.corpse.org, July 2009: "Francis Jammes introduced and translated by Janine Canan."

Lalitamba #2, New York NY, 2007: "Goddess."

Caprice, New York NY, 2005: “Huge Beauty,” “To Life.”

Angel Face, Huffman TX, Spring, 2005: “Lady of the Pillar”(pg. 43).

BellaOnline: Interview with Janine Canan, 2004.

Judith’s Table, www.judithstable.com, 2004: “Our Mother,” “In the Center,” “Beloved Mother,” “Oh Goddess,” “Suffering Arrives with a Gift,” “To Life,” “Helping Others,” “Into the Vineyard.”

Long Story Short, longstoryshort.us, 2004: “Initiation,” “In Monet’s Garden,” “Helping Others,” “A Good Laugh.”

Minotaur #41, 2004: “On Your Way” (pg. 20).

Rocky Mountain Dream Journal, 12/2004: selections from  Shapes of Self.

Awakened Woman, www.awakenedwoman.com, Summer/2003: “The Big Tabu.”

Awakened Woman, www.awakenedwoman.com, Spring/2003: “Tree of the World.”

Caprice, New York NY, S/2003: “To Life,” “Spring Resumes.”

Exquisite Corpse #13, www.corpse.com, 2003:  “Of Shadow and  Marble” by Victor Hugo (translation), “Slipping through Time’ by Marina Tsvetaeva (translation), “Time the Old Hag,” “At Her Feet,” “To Life.”

Poetic Inhalation II/10, www.poeticinhalation.com, S/2003: 14 Poems and 2 Translations.

Caprice, New York NY, ll/2002: “Cargo of Dreams,” “What Holds Me,” “Kansas when I was Ten.”

Moebius, Talleyville DE, Fall/2002: “What Holds Me” (pg. 46), “On Your Way (pg. 21).

Awakened Woman, www.awakenedwoman.com, Winter/2002: “Heavenly Blue,” “Radioactive.”

Free Verse, Internet, 5/2002: “Vermilion Flower,” “Akhmatova,” “Cargo of Dreams,” and translations of poems by Else Lasker-Schüler.

Goddessing #15, Valrico FL, 2002/2003: “Changing Woman” (pg. 20).

03:Red Coral, www.red-coral.net, 10/2001: "Women Swimming,” "Youthful,” "We Are Sisters,” "You,” "My Heart.”

Collage: Sonoma Valley Arts, Sonoma CA, Summer 2001: "Girls Among the Ruins" (pg. 8).

Awakened Woman, www.awakenedwoman.com, Fall/2001: “Initiation.”

Awakened Woman, www.awakenedwoman.com, Spring/2001: "Changing Woman.”

People’s Coop News, Ocean Beach CA, 4/2001: “Her Magic.”

Awakened Woman, www.awakenedwoman.com, Fall/2000: “Time the Old Hag.”

Alternative Harmonies III #1, Brierfield AL, 2000: “Full Bloom” (pg. 37).

Goddessing #13, Valrico F, 2000: “Mother Dawning” (pg. 34 ).

Goddessing #12, Valrico FL, 2000: “To Tara” (pg. 23), “Our Dark Lady” (pg. 26).

Kalliope XXII #1, Jacksonville FL, 2000: “In Monet’s Garden,” “What’s In a Name” (pg. 68).

Red Coral, www.red-coral.net, 3/2000: “River Sage,” “Time, the Old Hag,” “Full Bloom,” “The Dreams,” “Oh Words.”

Temenos, Mill Valley CA, 2000: “Goddesses,” “Reflect.”

Words on a Wire, Online, 2000: “Ever Fresh.”

Women’s Voices, Sebastopol CA, 7/2000: “Changeover.”

The Bloomsbury Review, Denver CO, 1999: “Akhmatova” (pg. 5).

Exquisite Corpse #3, www.corpse.com, 2000: “Suffering Arrives with a Gift.”

Exquisite Corpse #2, www.corpse.com, 1999: “When in France,”  “Girls Among the Ruins,” “A Night in Rome,” “Rama of the Himalayas,”  “Snow Lotus,” “Mantra,” “Brief Biography,” “Old Rose,” “Your Name” by Marguerite Yourcenar (translation); “An Old Tibetan Carpet,” “Song of the Blessed,” “Homesick” by Else Lasker-Schueler (translations).

Kalliope XXI #2, Jacksonville FL, 1999: “Desire: New Poems by an American Visionary” (Alma Luz Villanueva),
(pg. 73).

Luna, Minneapolis MN, 1999: “Your Name” by Marguerite Yourcenar, and “Love” by Mirabai (translations).

The Writer’s Center Galley Sheet II #1, (Mill Valley CA, 1999: “Let the Crazy Child Write! Finding Your Creative Writing Voice by Clive Matson, Review” (pg. 4).

Sarasvati www.chickpages.com/zinescene/sarasvatizine, June, 1999: “Pink,” “Epiphany with Hundertwasser.”

Along the Path, Chico CA, Summer 1998: “Pieces” (pg. 6), “The Stones” (pg. 12).

Alternative Harmonies #1, Brierfield Al 1998: “First Thought” (pg. 21).

Alternative Harmonies #3, Brierfield Al 1998: “Can Love Die” (pg. 16), “Karmic Forest” (pg. 18).

Arnazella Arts and Literary Magazine, Bellevue WA, June 1998: “You Forgot Something” (pg. 33).

The Aurorean, Sagamore Beach MA, December 1998: “A Night in Rome” (pg. 15).

Color Wheel #16, Warner NH, 1998: “Revelations at Thalheim,” “Mira and Krishna.”

Goddessing #9, Malta, 1998: “At the Vulva Stone” (pg. 35).

The Higher Source: A Guide to the Healing Arts, Bainbridge Island WA, 2/1998: “The Golden Arrow” (cover).

Israel Horizons, New York NY, 1998: “A Single Human Being” by Else Lasker-Schüler (translation).

Matriarch’s Way #4, Brooklyn NY, 1998: “End of the Masculine Age.”

Matriarch’s Way #3, Brooklyn NY, 1998: “Pink.”

Open Bone Review, Port Angeles WA, Special 1998: “Your Daughters” (pg. 35).

Open Bone Review II/l, Port Angeles WA, 1998: “The Golden Arrow” (pg. 20).

Saraswati, Atlanta GA, Spring 1998: “Epilogue” (pg. 37).

Saraswati, Atlanta GA, Autumn 1998: “Pink.”

Saraswati, Atlanta GA, Winter 1998: “Epiphany with Hundertwasser.”

A Wise Woman's Garden IV/3, Racine WI, 1998: "Love, by Mirabai (translation).”

A Wise Woman's Garden IV/4, Racine WI, 1998: “At the Vulva Stone.”

The Acorn, a journal of the Western Sierra, El Dorado CA, 1997: “Madrona Mother,” “Forest Temple” (pp. 12 & 33).

Along the Path, Chico CA, Fall 1997: “Naive” (pg. 4), “Forest Temple” (pg. 14).

Along the Path, Chico CA, Winter 1997: “Pieces” (pg. 1), “Reflection” (pg. 13). Along the Path, Chico CA, Spring 1997: “Pieces,” “One Being” (pp. 1 & 3).

Crone Chronicles #33, Kelly WY, 1997—1998: “Cliff’s Edge” (pg.3).

Heart and Wings, Seattle WA, W 1996-7: “Revelations,” “Two Poems by Mirabai” (pg. 19).

It’s About Time, Writers’ Reading Series#97, Seattle WA, 1997: “Your Daughters” (pg. 1).

Pangolin Papers, A Literary Fiction Magazine, Marrowstone WA, 1997: “Journeys” (pg. 125).

Poetalk XX, #9—10, Berkeley CA, 1997: “The Stones” (pg. 4).

Poetalk XXI, #7-8, Berkeley CA, 1997: “One Being” (pg. 1).

Potato Eyes #14, Troy ME, 1997: "Kali Yuga" (pg. 5).

Pudding Magazine #33, Johnstown OH, 1997: “A Divine Meal” (pg. 23).

Sistersong, Women Across Cultures, Pittsburgh PA, 1997: “Her Strings” (pg 8).

The Temple #4, Walla Walla WA, 1997: “Mexican Food (pg. 18).

Tight, VII/4, Guerneville CA, 1997: "Sarangi Sorrow,” "One Being" (pg. 3).

Tight, VIII/1 , Guerneville CA, 1997: "The Stones" (pg. 8).

A Wise Woman's GardenIII/2, Racine WI, 1997: "Offering My Tears.”

Caprice, New York NY, Fall 1996: “Epiphany with Hundertwasser” (pg. 20).

Caprice, Wichita KS, Spring 1996: "Liberation" (pg. 19).

Exquisite Corpse, a Journal of Books & Ideas #56, Baton Rouge LA, 1996: “Sarangi Sorrow,” “And I Release You” (pg. 23).

The Gentle Survivalist, #55, St. George UT, 1996: “Knowledge” (pg. 2).

Kalliope, a journal of women’s art, vol. 18 #2, Florida Community College, Jacksonville FL, 1996: “Liberation” (pg. 47).

The Kerf, College of the Redwoods, Crescent City CA, May 1996: “The Stones” (pg. 3).

The Laureate Letter, Eclectic AL, 1996: “Jay Joy” (pg. 6).

Minotaur 31,Burlingame CA, 1996: “Forest Temple” (pg. 6).

Of The People, Los Angeles CA, 1996: “End of the Masculine Age,” “Mexican Food,” “Expatriating California.”

Phoenix Rising, Port Townsend WA, Winter 1996: “The Stones” (pg. 8).

Writer’s Gazette #3, Eclectic AL, 1996: “Two Pears” (pg. 1).

Pangolin Papers, A Literary Fiction Magazine, Marrowstone Island WA, Summer 1995: “Pink” (pg. 74).

Phoenix Rising, Port Townsend WA, Spring 1995: ‘The Lover.”

Surprise Me, Claremore OK, Winter 1995: “Sarangi Sorrow,” “Waves” (pg. 15).

Synapse #15, Seattle WA, 1995: “Epiphany with Hundertwasser.”

Convolvulus #10, Victoria BC, Canada, 1994: “And I Release You” (pg. 28).

Daughters of Nyx, a Magazine of Goddess Stories, Mythmaking and Fairy Tales #3, White Salmon WA, 9994: “Changing Woman" (pg. 20).

Daughters of Nyx, a Magazine of Goddess Stories, Mythmaking and Fairy Tales #1, White Salmon WA, 9994: “Inanna’s Descent.”

Friendly Woman, vol. 11 #7, Denver CO, 1994: “Changing Woman” (pg. 25).

Friendly Woman, vol. 11 #6, Denver CO, 1994: “What Woman Wants” (pg. 19), “And I Release You” (pg. 22).

the kore, a broad-spectrum alternative zine #5, Pendleton OR, 1994: “Vedic Forest.”

Mosaic (a Jewish Literary Magazine) #3, San Francisco CA, 1994: “David and Jonathan,” “Homesickness” by Else Lasker-Schüler (translations) (pg. 21).

Talking Raven Quarterly, a journal of imaginative trouble, vol. 4 #2, Port Townsend WA, 1994: “A Divine Meal.”

Tight, vol. 5 #1, Guerneville CA, 1994: “Fourteenth Elegy"  by Francis Jammes (translation), “Saved in the Snow” (pg. 45).

Kalliope, a journal of women’s art, vol. 15 #3, Florida Community College, Jacksonville FL, 1993: “Clarity,” “The Passage,” “What Woman Wants” (pg. 5).

Kavindra, vol. 1 #1, Port Townsend WA, 1993: “Sarangi Sorrow.”

The Port Townsend Leader, Port Townsend WA, March 3, 1993: “What Woman Wants,”
(pg. A-18 ).

West Wind Review #12, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland OR, 1993: “Changing Woman,” “Saved in the Snow,” “Erotic by Marguerite Yourcenar” (translation) (pg. 158).

Colorado North Review; a literary magazine for mental travelers, vol. 33 #1 & 2, Greely CO, 1992: “Book Review: Pieces of A Song by Diane di Prima” (pg. 11); “Girls in Monet’s Garden,” “Flight,” “The Goddesses” (pg. 152).

Exquisite Corpse; a Journal of Books & Ideas, #35, Baton Rouge LA, 1992: “James Broughton, the Love Guru”
(pg. 6).

Tight, vol. 3 #3, Guerneville CA, 1992: “Mira’s Song” (translation), “Not Having a Baby” (pg. 56).

Minotaur 27, Burlingame CA, 1992: 1968 (pg. 9).

Tight, vol.3 #2, Guerneville CA, 1992: “Earth” (preface).

Caprice, Wichita KS, Summer 1991: “Ten Poems by Else Lasker-Schüler” (translations) (pg. 37).

Carbuncle 3, San Francisco CA, 1991: “Samsara”; Else Lasker-Schüler translations—“Hagar and Ishmael,” “Esther,” “Abel,” “Maria” (pg. 42).

Exquisite Corpse; a Journal of Books & Ideas #33, Baton Rouge LA, 1991: “Bentley's is Going Out of Business.”

Minotaur 24, Burlingame, CA, 1991: “This James” (pg. 9).

Poetry USA #23, San Francisco CA, 1991: “Bentley's Is Going Out of Business” (pg. 13).

Colorado North Review; a literary magazine for mental travelers, vol. 32 #1 & 2, University of Northern Colorado, Greely CO, 1990: “Gone,” “Not Having A Baby” (pg. 117); “Karma” (pg.155).

Caprice, Wichita KS, Winter 1990: “The Engraving” (pg. 93).

Caprice, Wichita KS, Spring 1990: “Martina” (pg. 22).

Caprice, Wichita KS, Fall 1990: “The Initiates” (pg. 27), “Death, Great Friend” (pg. 32).

Exquisite Corpse; a Journal of Books & Ideas, vol. 8 #1—4, Baton Rouge LA, 1990: “Martina.”

Poetry USA, vol. 5 #3, San Francisco CA. 1990: “Father Chant” (pg. 4).

The San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco CA, August 26, 1990: “Voice of Lyric Mysticism” Pieces of a Song, Selected Poems by Diane di Prima.”

Sonoma Mandala, Literary Review, vol. 16, Rohnert Park CA, 1989: “Departing Friend”
(pg. 65).

Aporia; a journal celebrating wimmin and creativity, vol. 2 #2, New Brunswick NJ, 1988: “The Friend” (pg. 14).

Minotaur #13, Burlingame CA, 1988: “Creation” (pg. 35).

Aporia; a journal celebrating wimmin and creativity, vol. 1 #3, New Brunswick NJ, 1987: “Changing Woman” (pg. 2).

Aporia; a journal celebrating wimmin and creativity, vol. 1 #2, New Brunswick NJ, 1987: “Five Psalms of Else Lasker-Schüler” (translations) (pg. 8).

Aporia; a journal celebrating wimmin and creativity, vol. 1 #1, New Brunswick NJ, 1987: “Loving Life,” “Returning from the Dead” (pg. 2).

Minotaur 12, Burlingame CA, 1987: “Sappho of Eressos” (pg. 12).

Exquisite Corpse; a Journal of Books & Ideas, vol. 5 #6—8, Baton Rouge LA, 1986:
"Mexico: Food.”

Kalliope; a journal of women's art, vol. 8, #1 & 2, Jacksonville, Fl, 1986: “A Visit from Iris Murdoch” (pg. 53).

Multiples #8, Missoula MT, 1986: “Shulamite,” “Yahweh,” “Night Secret” by Else Lasker-Schüler (translations).

Obligatory Hug, vol. 7 #2, Russian River Writers’ Guild, Sebastopol CA, 1986: “Dreamer,” “Our Lady” (excerpt).

Thesmophoria; Voice of the New Women's Religion, vol. 7 #7, Oakland CA, 9986: “Birth.”

Thesmophoria; Voice of the New Women's Religion, vol. 7 #6, Oakland CA, 9986: “Dear Body.”

Berkeley Works #4, Berkeley CA, 1985: “To a Poet” (pg.32),”Mother Cat” (pg. 33).

Manhattan Poetry Review; a biannual magazine of contemporary poetry #6, New York NY, 1985: “Singer” (pg. 16), “Saint Hildegard” (pg. 17).

Rebirth of Artemis; a selection of poetry written by Women about Women, Methuen, MA, 1985: “Editorial Introduction” (pg. 11), “Sappho of Lesbos” (pg. 3).

The Creative Woman Quarterly, University Park, IL, Winter 1984:“Homage to Sappho” (pg. 13).

The Cypress Review, A Womanist, Immanentist, Poetry & Graphics Publication, Half Moon Bay CA, 1984: “The Birth.”

Day Tonight Night Today #18, Hull MA, 1984: “Nightfall,” “Secret,” “The Duck,” “Atomic Explosion,” “Forty-two,” “Threshold,” “The Dance,” “Birthday,” “Widow” (pg. 17).

Deepest Valley Review, vol. 3, Independence CA, 1984: “To A Poet” (pg. 126).

Earth's Daughters; A Feminist Arts Periodical #22, Buffalo NY, 1984: “They Are Riding in a Car” (pg. 1).

No Apologies; a magazine of gay writing, San Francisco CA, 1984: “The Poet,” “Threshold,” “Saint Hildegard”
(pg. 123).

Thesmophoria; Voice of the New Women's Religion, vol. 5 #6, Oakland CA, 9984: “Saint Hildegard.”

Thesmophoria; Voice of the New Women's Religion, vol.5 #7, Oakland CA, 9984: “Sappho of Lesbos.”

Visions #16, Arlington VA, 1984: “Seaside.”

The Cypress Review, vol. 2 #2, Half Moon Bay CA, 1983: “Atomic Explosion,” “The Sea,” “Inverness in April,” “The Night is Pulling Away from Me,” “She was Remembered with a Stack of Books.”

Kalliope; a journal of women's art, vol. 5, #2, Jacksonville, FL, 1983: “Birthday” (pg. 4), “Widow” (pg. 6).

Pudding Magazine, Columbus, OH, 1983: “The Singer” (pg. 26).

Berkeley Works #1, Berkeley CA, 1982: “Still Still February Afternoon” (pg. 23).

Day Tonight Night Today #12, Hull MA, 1982: “Creation” (pg. 46).

Focus, a journal for lesbians, Cambridge MA, September 1982: “I Wanted to Imitate Your Heart and Soul,” “A Woman, Head on Her Belly” (pg. 24).

Focus, a journal for lesbians, Cambridge MA, July 1982: “Doom,” “The Sixth Body,” “Portrait of a Woman” (pg. 15).

Pandora; a literary magazine, Caldwell, NJ, 1982: “Sappho of Eressos” (pg. 8), “Nightfall”
(pg. 67).

Suisun Valley Review, Spring, Solano Community College, Solano CA, 1982: “Once Upon a Time There Were Two Sisters,” “I Love Not the Words Themselves” (pg. 12).

Conditions: Seven, Brooklyn NY, 1981: “Childhood” (pg. 47).

The Cypress Review, vol.1 #3. Half Moon Bay CA, 1981: “Mother Father Heaven: The Duck,” “Emily Dickinson is Staying at Home” (pg. 25).

Focus, a journal for lesbians, Cambridge MA, March 1981: “Women in Combat, Women in Love” (pg. 18).

Synapse, University of California, San Francisco CA, February 12, 1976: “A Death.”

Tree #5, Santa Barbara CA, 1975: “For Tree, Spring, 1973” (pg. 82).

California Quarterly #2, Davis CA, 1972: “From Hebrew Ballads” (pg. 67).

Isthmus: The First Crossing, San Francisco CA, Spring 1972: “your unborn head is pulsing, pushing” (frontispiece); Translations of Else Lasker-Schüler—“Pharaoh and Joseph,” “Jacob,” “Saul,” “Atonement” (pg. 69).

Tree #3, Santa Barbara CA, 1972: “The Hebrew Ballads” (translation).

Deserted Times, San Francisco CA, 1970: “#1 & 2.”

 

Broadsides, Keepsakes, & Greeting Cards

Reflect and Supreme, photographs by Ruth Rhoten with poems by Janine Canan, www.ruthrhoten.com, 2003.

And I Release You, Oyez Press, Berkeley CA, 1998, 4 pages (letterpress keepsake).

Six Cards: photographs by Elyse Ebright, poems by Janine Canan, 1997.

Revelations at Thalheim, photo-offset designed by Janine Canan, Emily Dickinson Press, Port Townsend WA, 1996.

And I Release You, monoprint and wood block by Elizabeth Ingraham, Port Townsend WA, 1995.

"It's Her Birthday" card by Janine Canan, 1994.

The Goddesses, drawing by Molly Sokolow, Emily Dickinson Press, Berkeley CA, 1994.

Dear Body, drawing by Cornelia Schulz, designed & printed by Marie Dern on letter-press, Fairfax CA, 1991.

The Hunger, Oyez Press, Berkeley CA, 1979, 12 pages (letterpress keepsake).


Compact Discs

Torture & Triumph, CD, Scars Publications, Chicago IL, 2001.

The Poetry of Janine Canan, CD, Heaven Productions, Berkeley CA, 1991.

 

Videos

Garland of Love,” by Karen Kean, 2013.

Janine Canan,” by Gary Carnivele, Sonoma CA, 2012.

Mystery,” by Mary Ann Sullivan, NH, 2013.

WriterSpeak: Janine Canan,” by Gary Carnivele, Sonoma CA, 2012.


Janine Canan’s literary papers are housed in the University of Iowa Libraries’ Special Collections.


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