Janée Baugher

Janée J. Baugher, MFA is the author of the only craft book of its kind, The Ekphrastic Writer: Creating Art-Influenced Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction, as well as two poetry collections, Coördinates of Yes and The Body’s Physics. She holds degrees from Boston University and Eastern Washington University and has been teaching for over 20 years. As a collaborator, she has had writing adapted for the stage and set to music at University of Cincinnati, Contemporary Dance Theatre (Ohio), Dance Now! Ensemble (Florida), Otterbein University, and University of North Carolina-Pembroke, to name a few. A former summer creative writing director at Interlochen Center for the Arts, Baugher has been featured on Seattle Channel TV and at the Library of Congress. She’s an assistant editor at Boulevard and is the recipient of a 2024 CityArtist award from the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.

Student Feedback for Janée

Entertaining and knowledgeable. KF

She’s the most professional writing teacher I’ve ever met. TZ

Her commitment and genuine care is clear for all to see. JN

In this class, I found a safe place to share poetry, while receiving honest feedback. SJ

I am grateful for the balance of poetic knowledge and instinct with her scientific sensibilities. JA

Her class has a simple elegance to it….It offers something to everyone on the spectrum, whether you’re just a bit curious or a poet in the making. LH