Phyllis Janik

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General Information

Name: Phyllis Janik

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1944

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Phyllis Janik was born in Chicago, Illinois and now lives in Hinsdale, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Phyllis began her career at Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois, as an assistant professor, 1969-74; then an associate professor of literature and the humanities. She was a Writer-in-residence for the Illinois Arts Council in 1975.

Published Works

  • No Dancing, No Acts of Dancing, BKMK Press, 1982
  • Fuse, Another Chicago Press, 1989

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library


ISBN: 0929968042
Release Date: 1989-12

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Literary Awards

Illinois Literary Award from Illinois Arts Council, 1978, for poem, "Jane," and 1982, for fiction, "Too Much Butter."

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Phyllis Janik on WorldCat

Phyllis Janik on Amazon


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