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writer , poet

Janice Harlan Mikesell, American writer, poet. Registered Nurse, Colorado. Recipient Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Syndicated Fiction award National Endowment for the Arts, 1984, Schultz Werth award South Dakota State University, 1985, Mayors award, 2009; South Dakota Arts Council fellowship, 1985.

Background

Mikesell, Janice Harlan was born on February 23, 1935 in St. Louis. Daughter of John Lawrence Harlan and Ruth Esther Bedwell.

Education

Student, South Dakota State University, Brookings, 1985.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, Colorado.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Survivor's Manual, 1989, Fate Worse than Dealth, 1995, Some People Don't Know that Barns Have Faces, 1998, No Redeeming Social Merit, 2000, For Better and Worse, 2002, Imagining Christopher, 2005. An Indulgence of Space, 2007, contributing editor Johnny Harlan, the Irish Boy, 1993. Contributing co-editor Women, Houses and Homes, 1988.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member South Dakota Humanities Counil Speakers Bureau, 2002—2004, since 2010. Member Poets and Writers, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, movies, antiques, photography.

Connections

Married James Roderick Weber, July 30, 1955 (divorced June 1974). Children: James, Stephen, David, Mary. Married Ritchie Patterson Mikesell, September 9, 1978(deceased April 4, 2010).

father:
John Lawrence Harlan

mother:
Ruth Esther Bedwell

spouse:
James Roderick Weber

spouse:
Ritchie Patterson Mikesell

child:
James Mikesell

child:
Stephen Mikesell

child:
David Mikesell

child:
Mary Mikesell