Janet Sobczyk

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Professional Information

Genres
Poetry, creative non-fiction, children's, inspirational
Full Name: 
Janet Sobczyk
City of Residence: 
Omaha, NE
Biography: 

Janet  was born in Arizona, raised in Iowa, and has spent the last 35+ years in Nebraska. She is married, lives in Omaha, and has five mostly-grown children and two Cocker Spaniels.

She has an associate's degree in Journalism (Northeast Community College) and a bachelor's degree in K-12 Special Education (Peru State College.)

By day she is a substitute teacher and a trainer for the Boys Town Common Sense Parenting classes. At night she is an award-winning poet/writer. Her work has been published in magazines, anthologies, and as guest blogs. She posts monthly to her blog of poetry and photos at www.momsmusingsblog.blogspot.com.

 

 

Published Works: 

Blog of poetry and photos at:  momsmusingsblog.blogspot.com

"Holes" poem published in Your Country Neighbor, April 2018.

"Black Jelly Beans" poem published in Your Country Neighbor, April 2018.

"Pops of Red" poem published in Your Country Neighbor, April 2018.

"A Silent Retreat in Winter" poem published in Your Country Neighbor, March 2018.

"Natural Order," poem published in NE Writers Guild anthology, Voices from the Plains, Dec. 2017.

"A Writer's Nightmare," poem published in Fine Lines, Winter 2017, an anthology.

​"Their Eyes," poem published in Fine Lines, ​Autumn 2017, an anthology.

Three guest blog posts on ​Wordsowers Christian Writers ​website, winter/spring 2017.

"Phases of Love," poem published in Screamin' Mamas ​magazine, winter 2017.

"Change," poem published in Screamin' Mamas magazine, March 2016.

"Collections," poem published in Screamin' Mamas magazine, Dec. 2016.

"Death of a Dryer," creative non-fiction tied for 2nd place in the Screamin' Mamas spring 2016 contest and published Dec. 2016.

"Death of a Dryer," creative non-fiction won 1st place in the Peru State College Writing Contest, spring 2014.

"The Irony of Spider Webs," poem won 1st place in the Peru State College Writing Contest, spring 2014.

Several column pieces for The Catholic Voice Archdiocesan newspaper in the mid-1990's.

"In Flight," poem won 1st place in the Northeast Community College Writing Contest, spring 1982.