Additional Campus Affiliations
Professor, University Library
- Creative Writing
- African American Studies
Janice N. Harrington writes poetry and children's books. She has poems published or forthcoming in, among other journals, The Adroit Journal, The African American Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Black Renaissance / Renaissance Noire, Callaloo, Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Copper Nickel, Crab Orchard Review, crazyhorse, FIELD, The Georgia Review, The Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, The Journal, Kenyon Review, The Laurel Review, Memorious, Missouri Review, New England Review, New Ohio Review, The Normal School, Orion, PANK, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Rattle, River Styx, Southern Humanities Review, The Southern Review, Stand, West Branch, and The Yale Review.
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.
Rooting for Plants: The Unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black Botanist and Collector. Calkins Creek. Forthcoming 2023.
Hurry Kate, or You’ll Be Late! Holiday House. Forthcoming 2023.
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.
Harrington, J. N. (2022). Sampler. Georgia Review, 756(3), 652-653.
Harrington, J. N. (2022). Two Women. Georgia Review, 756(3), 651.
Harrington, J. (2021). Lavishness. Beloit Poetry Journal, 71(1), 59-60.
Harrington, J. (2021). The Word You’re Looking For, and: Nocturne, and: Layered Pigments. Southern Review, 57(1), 124-128. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/776735
Harrington, J., & Taylor III, T. (2019). Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner. Calkins Creek.