Jane Ellen Ibur
Jane Ellen Ibur is an award-winning poet whose work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies since 1972. As an arts educator for more than 35 years, she has been lauded for her determination to bring the experience of poetry and creative writing to people of every age, in every imaginable setting, including public schools, jails, museums, residential schools, social service agencies, veterans’ facilities and homeless shelters. Lead faculty for the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission’s Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute, she is one of its founders. For 19 years she co-hosted and co-produced Literature for the Halibut on community radio. Ibur is the author of “Both Wings Flappin’, Still Not Flyin’
” (2014) and her newest collection of poetry, “The Little
,” both from PenUltimate Press.
News and Reviews:
Poet Jane Ibur to perform Sept. 23 during BookFest St. Louis (Vital Voice)
St. Louis poet Jane Ellen Ibur (Times Newspapers)
Poet captures essence of real love (Columbia Daily Tribune)