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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Larry Janowski  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Larry Jasnkowski was born, raised and still lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Janowski is the son of a South Side used car dealer. His roots are deep in Chicago, where he was born. Janowski's professional writing career began in journalism. He holds an MFA in fiction from Vermont College, a BA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and an MA in theology from Aquinas Institute, St. Louis. He joined the Franciscans in 1968, and was ordained in 1973, his ministerial work in communications and education.


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Titles At Your Library

BrotherKeeper
ISBN: 0972433953

The Puddin'head Press. 2007

BrotherKeeper is a wonderful book of poetry by an authentic poet who also is a Franciscan priest. Rather than limit his poety, his religious background informs his voice and sets it free.