Janet Sylvester, 15th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Janet Sylvester

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Recital Hall

Author/Artist Bio

Janet Sylvester's first book, That Mulberry Wine, was published by Wesleyan University Press in 1985, when she was writer-in-residence at Sweet Briar College. Poems from her second book, Regardless, have appeared in fourteen journals, among them Shenandoah, The Gettysburg Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Boulevard, and Triquarterly. Ms. Sylvester holds a PhD. from the University of Utah, and she is currently an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Old Dominion University.


Sylvester participated in ODU Writers in Performance with William Patrick and Wayne Ude on Wednesday, October 7, 1992 at 2:00 p.m. On Thursday, October 8, 1992, Sylvester participated in A panel Discussion on Contemporary Poetry with Jim Simmerman, Jane Miller, David Fenza, and Phil Raisor at 2:00 p.m. in the University Theater.


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