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Paul B. Janeczko

STATE/PROVIDENCE OF BIRTH

New Jersey

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

United States of America

CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE

Maine

CURRENT COUNTRY

United States of America

Paul B. Janeczko aspired to be the teacher he never had, when he decided to pursue a career as a high school language arts teacher. From his own days as a student, Paul was obsessed with poetry of all kinds, and as a teacher he wanted to spread his own love of poetry to young people. Today, Paul Janeczko is better known as a writer, poet and anthologist.

Born in New Jersey in 1945, he was educated at St. Francis College, Maine and John Carroll University, Ohio, after which he became a teacher, and began publishing his works and collections in the mid-1970s. After twenty-one years as a teacher, he retired to focus on writing.

Paul Janezcko lives in Maine with his wife and daughter.

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