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Jenny Kander

Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Jenny Kander moved to Bloomington in 1992. She received a Masters degree from the University of South Africa, and practiced as a grief counselor for 25 years before retiring in 1994 to focus on writing poetry. In 1999, Jenny began presenting The Poets Weave for WFIU. In her free time, Jenny enjoys writing, gardening, and knitting.

Recent posts by Jenny

January 17, 2010


Tony Brewer reads from his new chapbook Little Glove in a Big Hand

Tony Brewer reads three poems from his new chapbook Little Glove in a Big Hand.

December 27, 2009


Tony Brewer – Down East, At the End of the Session

Tony Brewer reads his poems “Down East” and "At the End of the Session” on this edition of The Poets Weave.

December 6, 2009


Christopher Citro – Science Fiction Family…

Christopher Citro reads “Science Fiction Family,” “Emily, It’s Better This Way,” “Improving the Odds,” and “She Lifted Her Arms But Wasn’t Surrendering.”

November 15, 2009


Nancy Pulley – Crescent Moon…

Nancy Pulley's new chapbook Dream Puzzle was published in the spring 2009 by Art In the Heartland Publishing.

November 8, 2009


Christopher Citro – Commemorative Desire…

Christopher Citro has work forthcoming in the Courtland Review and has been published in numerous journals.

November 1, 2009


Grace Schulman – Long Winter Dusk…

“A poet who renews our faith in ourselves and in the language we use for finding each other.” -William Stafford, speaking of Grace Schulman.

October 25, 2009


Suzanne Sturgeon – Poets and Presidents…

Suzanne Sturgeon has been writing poetry for five years and is a member of the Free Range Poets.

October 18, 2009


Motherhood Poems

Jenny Kander celebrates her own mother’s birth date with this program of poems by or about mothers.

October 11, 2009


Nancy Pulley – Antique Store…

Nancy Pulley reads “Antique Store,” “Egg Lady,” “Cherry Picking,” and “In the Greenhouse.”

September 6, 2009


Roger Pfingston – Ursula Primrose, Harley Boy, and others

Writing poems and making photographs has kept Roger Pfingston out of trouble most of his life.

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