Jean Janzen's latest collection of poetry published

April 24, 2009

Jean Janzen’s latest poetry book, Paper House , has recently been published by Good Books.

"Her refusal to turn aside from any difficulty, any loss, here presses her writing into firmer edges than ever before . . . . She brings longing to every page, and then calls us in, gently, yet irresistibly." From the publisher

Jean Janzen is the author of seven collections of poetry, and a book of essays on the creative process, Elements of Faithful Writing. She lives in Fresno, California. Janzen received an Artist's Award from the National Endowment of the Arts. She has also authored numerous hymns, some of which are published in Hymnal: A Worship Book .

Read a poem from Paper House , “The Heart of It,” online in Dreamseeker Magazine http://www.cascadiapublishinghouse.com/dsm/spring08/janzje.htm

Read a recent interview with Jean Janzen on Leanne Martin’s Blog, Christians in the Arts

Buy a copy of Paper House from Mennolink Books and Music at

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