Ande, Jan Lee 1948-

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ANDE, Jan Lee 1948-

PERSONAL: Born April 3, 1948, in Tacoma, WA; daughter of Dale Eaton (a carpenter) and Barbara (a calligrapher; maiden name, Sumner) Dow; married Tony Ande (a finance executive); children: Nicholas Dale. Education: California Institute of Integral Studies, M.A., 1975; Union Institute and University, Ph.D., 1996; San Diego State University, M.F.A., 2002. Religion: "Episcopal/Roman Catholic/Tibetan Buddhist."

ADDRESSES: Home—726 NW 11th Ave., Ste. 306, Portland, OR 97209. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. Immune Response Corporation, Carlsbad, CA, assistant and HIV/AIDS director, 1990–92; Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, OH, instructor of poetry, poetics, and history of religions, 1993–.

MEMBER: Academy of American Poets, PEN American Center, Associated Writing Programs.

AWARDS, HONORS: Snyder Poetry Award, Ashland University, 2000; X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Sam Houston State University, 2002, for Reliquary.


Instructions for Walking on Water, Ashland Poetry Press (Ashland, OH), 2001.

Reliquary, Texas Review Press (Huntsville, TX), 2003.

Contributor of poetry to periodicals, including Notre Dame Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and Poetry International.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Pigs and Fishes: Sixty-four Poems in Response to the I-Ching and The Seven Deadly Sins: Poems. Research on William Blake's life and work for a collection of poems, tentatively titled Golgonooza.



Christianity and Literature, spring, 2002, Janet McCann, review of Instructions for Walking on Water, p. 512.