Joan Baranow

Joan Baranow P.h.D. (’90/’91/’92/’93/’94/’99/’01/’03/’06/’08/’11/’18) is Professor of English at Dominican University of California, where she founded and teaches in their Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Her poetry has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Paris Review, Nostos, JAMA, and elsewhere. Her poetry also appears in anthologies that focus on healthcare issues. She has published three poetry chapbooks and four full-length collections. She is a recipient of Fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Marin Arts Council, and the Ohio Arts Council. With her husband, physician and poet David Watts, she produced the PBS documentary Healing Words: Poetry & Medicine. Her second documentary, The Time We Have, won Best Documentary in the UK Film Review festival.