Janice Greenwood, Writer in Honolulu, Hawai’i

Email Janice at sphinxmothpress@gmail.com

Contact Address: PO Box #12262 Honolulu, Hawaii 96828

Janice Greenwood is a freelance writer based in Honolulu, Hawai’i. She graduated with an M.F.A. in creative writing from Columbia University, where she was a Benjamin T. Burns Fellow. She is the author of, Relationship: A Poetry Book.

Her work has appeared in national print and web outlets, including Climbing Magazine Online, the Inertia, New England Review, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was named a finalist for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship. While attending Columbia University, Janice was an intern at The New Yorker where she worked in the library and wrote abstracts for the magazine’s website. She also served for a time as a book reviewer for Publishers Weekly. She has worked as a freelance writer for companies including Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Cruises, Liberty Travel, and various private law firms across the nation. Janice is currently working on a book of poetry and various art projects. She also works with companies and clients as a freelance writer, collaborator, editor, and writing consultant.

Janice Greenwood. Blackbird I. Watercolor on mixed media paper.
Janice Greenwood. Blackbird I. Watercolor on mixed media paper.


“Women May Be Out-Competing Men at Jaws.” The Inertia.

“Climbing Out of Divorce.” Climbing Magazine.

“Memory.” Tusculum Review. Volume 11, 2015.

“Pyramus and Thisbe: Alternate Cut.” The Antigonish Review. Volume 46, Number 181.

“Something Like Metamorphosis.” The Antigonish Review. Volume 46, Number 181.

“Like Caryatids in the Sun.” Prairie Fire. Volume 35, Number 4.

“Bipolar.” Painted Bride Quarterly. Issue 90.

If This Statement is False, My Heart is Beating.” Everyday Genius.

“Predromal.” Cider Press Review.  Volume 16, Issue 1. 2014

“After the Wedding.” Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry. Spring 2014.

“The Star-Nosed Mole.” The Cortland Review. Issue 61, 2013.

“Patience.” Baltimore Review. Summer 2013.

 “Sublimation.” Cider Press Review. Volume 14, Number 2, 2012. (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

“The Sound of Ice Melting.” Cimarron Review. Issue 179, Spring 2012.

“Mercy.” New England Review. Volume 32, Number 4, 2011-2012.

 “Tempest.” DIAGRAM. Volume 11, Number 6, 2011.

“Iconography: Gardening.” ARC Poetry Magazine. Winter 2010.

“Iconography: Omphalos.” ARC Poetry Magazine. Winter 2010.

“Iconography: My Father on the Road to Arcadia.” ARC Poetry Magazine. Winter 2010.

“Wheat.” Western Humanities Review. Summer 2009.

“If I Could Leave.” Western Humanities Review. Summer 2009.

“Para Mi Hija.” Southeast Review. Volume 27, Number 1, 2009.

da Lentini, Giacomo. “Madonna, dir vo voglio.” Trans. Janice Greenwood. Center for Literary     Translation, 2007, Website. <http://centerforliterarytranslation.org/CLT-DW JaniceGreenwood.html>.

“from Rimbaud in Hell: FOR YOUR EYES ONLY.” New England Review. Volume 28, Number 3,  2007.

“from Rimbaud in Hell: L’HÔPITAL DE LA CONCEPCIÓN MARSEILLE.” New England Review.         Volume 28, Number 3, 2007.

“from Rimbaud in Hell: THE POET IN BRUSSELS.” New England Review. Volume 28, Number 3, 2007.

“from Rimbaud in Hell: ODE TO MY BODY, BURIED.” New England Review. Volume 28,          Number 3, 2007.

“from Rimbaud in Hell: POET WORKING ALL NIGHT.” New England Review. Volume 28,        Number 3, 2007.