LA-Lit interviewed Jane Sprague on Sunday, December 11, 2005 at 5pm.
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Jane Sprague’s poems have been published in many print and online magazines including How2, Kiosk, Columbia Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Tinfish, ecopoetics, kultureflash, Bird Dog, and others. Her chapbooks include monster: a bestiary, break / fast, The Port of Los Angeles and Fuck Your Pastoral. The recipient of numerous grants and awards (NYSCA, NYFA, among others), she has worked as a teaching artist in the public schools of New York, an NYFA Artist in the School Community at Cornell University and Tompkins Cortland Community College, and for Bank Street College at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, a maximum-security prison for women in New York. Sprague began and curated the West End Reading Series in Ithaca, NY before relocating to Long Beach, California, where she currently lives with her family. She publishes Palm Press: PalmPress.org.
Jane read the entire length of her chapbook, Fuck Your Pastoral, and her piece, The Port of Los Angeles