Castro, Jan Garden

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Castro, Jan Garden

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[19–?]-

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Jan Garden Castro lives in the United States and has held the position of Senior Lecturer in Humanities at Lindenwood College, Missouri. She was one of the founders of the literary journal River Styx and a contributing editor for Sculpture magazine. She has conducted interviews with various literary and artistic figures, including Margaret Atwood, Eavan Boland, William Cass, Christopher Merrill, and Quincy Troupe. She has written numerous reviews and is author of The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe. She and Kathryn Van Spanckeren are editors of Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms, a collection of critical essays on Atwood's work.

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Guest Curator, Elements of Scale, International Arts & Artists.
Guest Art Advisor, Sculpture Key West.
Faculty, Touro College and Lindenwood University.
Guest Curator, Sonia Delaunay: La Moderne exhibition at four Japanese Museums and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
Contributing Editor, Sculpture Magazine, Nov. 1996 to present. Sixteen cover stories
Guest Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Producer/host, "The Writers Circle," Double Helix, cable TV, St. Louis. Videotaped weekly program interviewing writers including H. Nemerov, W. H. Gass.
Founder, Margaret Atwood Society, Modern Language Assoc. Convention.
Lecturer, Literature and Languages, Webster University.
Editor, River Styx Magazine. Produced 21 issues.
Executive Director, Big River Association.
Founding Director, River Styx P. M. and R.S. Duff's Performance Series.

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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Jan Garden Castro's personal website: http://www.jancastro.com

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