Virtual Poetry Reading & Discussion 11am to 12:30pm
-A Pulitzer Prize-nominated author
– Minneapolis cultural leader & social worker
-Born 1888 in Nowy Targ, Poland
-Works of poetry include Singing Furrows (1953), Star Hunger (1942), and Walls of Space (1945)
Janda’s civic involvement began during World War I, when she was the only woman serving on the Citizens Aid Society in Minneapolis. She co-founded the Polanie Club, and was the first executive secretary of the International Institute of St. Paul. She died in April 1961.