Joan Baranow, PhD

Joan Baranow

Joan Baranow, PhD
Director, Graduate Humanities
and MFA in Creative Writing
Professor, English
[email protected]
Location: Angelico 323


PhD, English, Rutgers University
MA, English with Certificate in Creative Writing, SUNY-Binghamton
BA, English, Cum Laude, Hollins College
La Scuola Italiana, Middlebury College

Selected Publications

Joan's poetry has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Paris Review, The Antioch Review, Spillway, and other magazines. Her poetry has also appeared in the anthology Women Write Their Bodies: Stories of Illness and Recovery (Kent State). She has published three books of poetry: Morning: Three Poems, Blackberry Winter, and Living Apart. A long-time member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, she has won Individual Artists Fellowships in Poetry from the Marin Arts Council and from the Ohio Arts Council. With her husband, physician and poet David Watts, she produced the PBS documentary Healing Words: Poetry & Medicine. Her second documentary, The Time We Have, is currently in post-production.