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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Phyllis Janik  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: 1944 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Janik was born in Chicago and now lives in Hinsdale.

Biographical and Professional Information

Phyllis Janik 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.

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-- Illinois Literary Award from Illinois Arts Council, 1978, for poem,