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Janet Towle is a writer and editor wandering between southern Arizona and northern California. Latest projects: a collection of short stories and a novel about what we do when we feel like the world is ending.

 

publications:

 

Like You Own The Road………………………………………Mississippi Review, Issue 47.3

 

Modal Window……………………………………………………New England Review, Summer 2018

Featured in Episode 3 of NER Out Loud,

performed by Becca Berlind and Sam Tompkins Martin

 

Chiriaco Summit, Waxing,

Spectacle, The Sonoran Semi-Arid…………………………New South, Issue 17.1

 

The Components of a Union…………………………………Passages North, Issue 39

 

And it is my fault………………………………………………….Carve Magazine, Fall 2016

Winner of the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest
Featured in 
Episode 92 of Literary Roadhouse

 

Plumbed………………………………………………………………Eleven Eleven, Issue 21

 

Lodestone & Weathervane…………………………………….The Normal School, Fall 2015

 

awards & honors:

 

LaVerne Harrell Clark Fiction Award, 2016
Judged by Stacey Richter, awarded by the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona

 

AWP Intro Awards in Nonfiction, Honorable Mention, 2016


Foundation Award in Fiction, 2015
Judged by Jennine CapĆ³ Crucet, awarded by the Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Arizona

 

Foundation Award in Nonfiction, Runner-up, 2015
Judged by Phillip Lopate, awarded by the Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Arizona