Jan Weissmiller

Jan Weissmiller received an MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She was the winner of The Loess Hills Poetry Prize in 1999 for her collection In Divided Light and is an editor of A Poetry Criticism Reader (University of Iowa Press, 2006).  She was the first full-time employee of Prairie Lights Books in Iowa City.   In 2008, she and fellow poet Jane Mead bought the store from the original owner, James Harris.
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Jan Weissmiller

Jan Weissmiller received an MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She was the winner of The Loess Hills Poetry Prize in 1999 for her collection In Divided Light and is an editor of A Poetry Criticism Reader (University of Iowa Press, 2006).  She was the first full-time employee of Prairie Lights Books in Iowa City.   In 2008, she and fellow poet Jane Mead bought the store from the original owner, James Harris.

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