Individual Author Record
Name: Janet Loxley LewisPen Name: Janet Lewis, Janet Lewis Winters Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Poetry Born: 1899 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLewis was born and raised in Chicago. She was a graduate of the University of Chicago, where she was a member of a literary circle that included her future husband Yvor Winters. She was an active member of the University of Chicago Poetry Club.
Biographical and Professional InformationJanet Lewis was a novelist, poet, and short-story writer whose literary career spanned almost the entire twentieth century. The New York Times has praised her novels as “some of the 20th century’s most vividly imagined and finely wrought literature.” Born and educated in Chicago, she lived in California for most of her adult life and taught at both Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. Her works include Good-Bye, Son and Other Stories (1946).
*''Wife Of Martin Guerre '', Swallow Press, 1941 *"Against a Darkening Sky", Swallow Press, 1943*''The Trial Sören Qvist, '', Swallow Press, 1947*''The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron'', Swallow Press, 1959*''Poems Old & New 1918-1978 '', Swallow Press, 1981*''The Invasion'', Michigan State University Press, 2000