Meet the Poet
Janette Schafer is a poet, playwright, and opera singer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her work has recently appeared in The Woman, Inc., BE Literary Journal, Nasty Women and Bad Hombres, as well as the Big Lit Festival in Scotland. Janette is a 2017 winner of the Maenad Fellowship for writing at Chatham University. She was also a 2015 awardee of the Arts MODE Fellowship for New Sun Rising, LLC for playwriting. The resulting work, ‘northeastsouthwest,' a collaborative work from six playwrights, debuted at the 2016 Pittsburgh Fringe Festival, winning the Spirit of the Fringe Award. Read.