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Janet Goldberg Marks, poet, writer. Recipient 1st prize essay award Harvest, University Houston, 1966, Senior award Rosenberg Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience, 1992, Rosenberg Commendation award, 1993, Runner-up award Frances Shaw Fellowship for Older Women Writers, 1994.


Marks, Janet Goldberg was born on October 30, 1918.


Bachelor in English cum laude, University Houston, 1972. Master of Arts in Creative Writing and English, San Francisco State University, 1975.


Instructor English, Paine College, Augusta, Georgia, 1975-1976. Lecturer English, University Houston, 1976-1978. Instructor English Houston Community College, 1978.

Writer, editor Rice Communications, Ltd., Kentfield, California, 1979. Lecturer English University San Francisco, 1980. Instructor English as Second Language, San Francisco Community College District, 1980-1982.

Freelance writer, 1983—2000. Proctor John Adams Community College Center, San Francisco, 1991—1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor works to Cardinal, Border, Bitterroot, South and West, Latitudes, New England Review, Forum, Mediphors, Footsteps, Mississippi Review, Transfer, Travois, An Anthology of Contemporary Texas Poetry, Songs of Our Voices, Poets on Parnassus Anthology, Bittersweet Legacy: Creative Responses to the Holocaust, others.


Children: Leonard Stephen, Dianne Marks Bettag, Lisa Marian.

Dianne Marks Bettag Marks

Lisa Marian Marks

Leonard Stephen Marks