Janine Canan Events

Janine Canan


Saturday September 23, 2017, 7 PM

Janine will read with other poets: Maya Khosla, Jane Hirschfield, Mary Mackey, Ellen Bass, Danusha Dameris, and others, at the Word Temple book release for
Know Me Here—An Anthology of Poetry by Women edited by Katherine Hastings.

All are welcome to hear moving, funny, and beautiful poetry.

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
282 High St., Sebastopol, CA

Saturday October 10, 2015 2 PM

Poet, psychiatrist and volunteer for Amma’s Embracing the World, Janine Canan will give an over-view of her literary oeuvre over four decades—from her first NEA grant-recipient volume of verse, Of Your Seed, 1977, to her most recent book of prose, My Millennium: Culture, Spirituality, and The Divine Feminine, 2015. There will be gift copies of older books available, as well as copies of three new books published this year.

French Garden, 8050 Bodega Ave, Sebastopol.

August 13, 2015, 7:30 pm

Janine will talk about Amma and her own work, reading selections from her most recent books:

My Millennium:
Culture, Spirituality & the Divine Feminine

Mystic Bliss: Poems

Many Rivers Books & Tea
130 S. Main St, Sebastopol CA

Saturday October 18, 2014, 7 pm

Janine will read her new poems at the Word Temple Poetry Series with poets Robin Becker and Brian Dempster:

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
282 High St., Sebastopol, CA

January 5, 2014, 4 pm

Janine will launch GARLAND OF LOVE by Mata Amritanandamayi, 108 sayings by the renowned international humanitarian and spiritual leader, selected by the poet for inspiration & contemplation.

Book Passage – 51 Tamal Vista, Corte Madera, CA.


Thursday, April 25, 2013 Beltane Full Mooon

Celebrating National Poetry Month, Janine Canan will read poems about poetry, art and creativity from her new book Ardor: Poems of Life, and also preview Garland of Love: 108 Sayings by Amma; with performance poet Claire Blotter who will present her new chapbook, Moment in the Moment House.


Readers Books, 130 E. Napa Street, Sonoma CA. Free.

March 21, 2013, Spring Equinox

Janine shares new poems on "In the Spirit," 91.5 FM in New York at 2 PM ET, streaming live at wrg.org at 11 AM PT

Sunday November 11, 2012, 7 PM

The iconic feminist datebook celebrates 30+ years at The Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th, at Mission, San Francisco
www.dancemission.com • 415.826.4441

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 PM

Janine Canan reads from her new collection,
Ardor: Poems of Life
, and Hale Thatcher reads from
A Poet's Sketchbook, against the back-drop of new paintings including "Golden Bough" by Andrew Annenberg, at the
French Garden Restaurant, 8050 Bodega Ave.
Sebastopol, CA      707-824-2030

September, 2012

WRITERSPEAK interviews Janine Canan

Channel 30: Every Wednesday at 3:30 PM
Channel 29: Every Thursday at 9:30 AM & 6:30 PM
Channnel 26: Online at www.communitymedia.org


Tuesday May 22

Wine and dine with local authors at the Redwood Cafe
8240 Old Redwood Hwy. Cotati.

Six Sonoma County Authors will present their works. Janine will read from Journeys with Justine.

Call: 707-992-5661 or email monamech@gmail.com to request seating at a specific author's table.
$4.00 minimum food purchase.

Thursday March 15

Janine and other contributors read from What Redwoods Know at the Phantom IV Gallery, 9077 Windsor Road, Windsor CA, 7 PM.

Monday March 12, 2012

1 PM, 107.3 FM, Occidental CA, A Conversation between Poets Janine Canan and Hale Thatcher on Inspiration, streams live at KOWS.fm and remains available in the archive.

Saturday January 21, 2012

3 PM, House of Happy Walls (2nd floor), Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen CA, Janine will read with Katherine Hastings and other poets from What Redwoods Know: Poems from California State Parks. Free. Book proceeds go to State Parks Foundation.

Thursday November 17, 2011

7 pm, Books Inc, 2251 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, Janine will read with other contributors to What Redwoods Know—Poems from California State Parks.

Wednesday November 16, 2011

3 PM, Conference on the Poetics of Aging, Unitarian/Universalist Church, Gough Street, San Francisco, Janine will read poetry on aging.

Saturday November 5, 2011

7 pm, Word Temple Poetry Series, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 6780 Depot Street, Janine will read with other contributors to What Redwoods Know—Poems from California State Parks.

Thursday June 30, 2011

11 AM PT/2 PM ET, Gary Goldberg's NY radio program "In the Spirit," live at 91.5 wrpi.org.
Janine chats with Gary and reads new poems from her forthcoming collection, "Ardor: Poems of Life."

June 15, 2011

7:00 PM, WordTemple with Katherine Hastings, KRCB 91.1 FM or 90.0 FM, Comcast channel 96, streaming live at www.krcb.org or iTunes/radio/news talk/KRCB, and archived at www.krcb.org/wordtemple.

Janine presents her latest book, Under the Azure — Poems of Francis Jammes ("gorgeous translations...great introduction"—Hastings). And Paul Hoover presents his new collection, Sonnet 56.

Thursday March 10, 2011

9:30 AM, Ken Brown's Morning Show, KSVY, Sonoma Radio 91.3. Janine reads from her new book of translations, "Under the Azure: Poems of Francis Jammes."

Thursday, March 3, 2011

6 PM, Infusions Teahouse, 6988 McKinley Street, Sebastopol. Janine will preview original poems from a forthcoming collection titled "Ardor: Poems of Life." Poet Hale Thatcher of Sebastopol will also read. Admission free.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

7 PM, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 6780 Depot Street, Sebastopol. Janine will read from her translation of early 20th century French poet of the Pyrenees Francis Jammes, with renowned translator Willis Barnstone who reads from his Restored New Testament Including The Gnostic Gospels of Thomas, Mary, and Judas.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

7 PM, Beat Museum, 540 Broadway, North Beach, San Francisco. Janine reads poems from Ardor: Poems of Life (forthcoming) with La Tigressa and other Regent Press authors.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

10AM PT/1 PM ET, streaming live at wrpi.org on Gary Goldberg's New York radio show "In the Spirit," Janine will read her version of the beautiful Navajo myth of Changing Woman, with Native American music, conversation with Gary, and new poems by Canan. www.wrpi.org/schedule

Monday, October 25, 2010

The New York Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Graduate Center of City University of New York present new vocal works by American composers including the World Premiere of Songs on poetry by Else Lasker-Schüler, translated by Janine Canan, commissioned and performed by Hope Hudson, soprano

Elebash Auditorium, The Graduate Center CUNY, 7:30 p.m. 365th Avenue, New York, NY

September 25, 2010

Janine reads from her new book, Under the Azure, translations of 20th C French poet Francis Jammes, at the Sonoma County Book Festival in downtown Santa Rosa, 11:30 AM, free.

September 23, 2010

Janine reads her translations of Francis Jammes and discusses the poet on Gary Goldberg's New York radio show, In the Spirit, streaming live at www.wrpi.org
1 PM ET, 10 AM PT.



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