KAUFFMAN, Janet. American, b. 1945. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Professor, Jackson Community College, Michigan, 1976-88; Visiting Professor of English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1984-85; Eastern Michigan University, professor, 1988-. Publications: (with Jerome McCann) Writing Home (poetry), 1978; The Weather Book (poetry), 1981; Places in the World a Woman Could Walk (short stories), 1984; Collaborators (novel), 1986; Obscene Gestures for Women (stories), 1989; The Body in Four Parts (novel), 1993. Address: English Department, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, U.S.A.