Welcome to the web site for poet and children’s writer, Janice N. Harrington. Harrington’s writing reflects her beginnings in rural Alabama, her life in the Midwest, and her interests in cultural history, the natural world, and the visual arts. She also blogs about poetic imagery at A Space for Image. A former librarian, Harrington now teaches creative writing in the Department of English at the University of Illinois.



The Art and Life of Horace H. Pippin

BOA Editions, October 2016

The Hands of Strangers:
Poems from the Nursing Home

BOA Editions, 2011

Even the Hollow My
Body Made Is Gone

BOA Editions, 2007
Foreword by Elizabeth Spires

Janice N. Harrington