Janice N. Harrington

Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, University Library

Creative/Performing Interests

  • Creative Writing
  • Poetry
  • African American Studies

Highlighted Publications

Poetry Books

Primitive: The Art and Life Horace H. Pippin. BOA Editions, 2016.

The Hands of Strangers: Poems from the Nursing Home. BOA Editions, 2011.

Even the Hollow My Body Made Is Gone. BOA Editions, 2007.

 

Children’s Books

Hurry Kate, or You’ll Be Late! Holiday House. Forthcoming 2020.

Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles H. Turner. Calkins Creek, Boyds Mills Press, 2019.

Catching a Storyfish. WordSong, Boyds Mills Press, 2016.

Busy-Busy Little Chick. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.

            French translation. Au boulot, P’tit Cocot! Le Genévrier, 2014.

Roberto Walks Home. Viking/Penguin, 2008.

The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

            Korean translation. Gibburi, 2009.

Going North. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.

Recent Publications

Harrington, J. N. (2016, Sep). Catching a Storyfish. WordSong.

Harrington, J. N. (2016). Primitive: The Art and Life of Horace H. Pippin. BOA Editions Ltd.

Harrington, J. N., & Pinkney, B. (2013, Feb 19). Busy-Busy Little Chick. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Harrington, J. N. (2011). The Hands of Strangers: Poems from the Nursing Home. BOA Editions Ltd.

Harrington, J. N., & Wheeler, J. (2008). Roberto Walks Home. New York: Viking.

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